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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

GGD starts local vaccination rounds

South-East Brabant's GGD has started vaccination rounds for MMR-DTP and cervical cancer in the Eindhoven region. The RIVM (Dutch National Institute for Public Health and...

Hospital visitors can operate with a robot arm

Visitors to the Catharina Hospital can try out the newest operating robot, the Da Vinci Xi robot. The surgical robot has been used since March...

GGzE must pay for patient’s death

The GGzE (Eindhoven Mental Health Organisation) must pay a fine of EUR25,000. They are guilty of the death of a 29-year-old patient. This is...

MMC uses ‘handbook with symbols’ for foreign speakers

Nurse Michelle van Gerven has devised a new means of communication for foreign-language patients of the Máxima Medical Center. Van Gerven has made a folder...

MMC now also using robot for colonic cancer surgery

The Maxima Medical Centre (MMC) will from now on, use a surgical robot for interventions in colon cancer. With colon cancer, surgery is often a...

Why a survey on healthcare in seven languages?

In The Netherlands there are living more than 1 million internationals. They are from almost 200 different nations worldwide. Most of them depend on...

MMC gynaes now also operating with a robot

Gynaecologists at the Maxima Medical Centre have started performing operations with the help of a robotic arm. Previously, operations to the urinary and gastrointestinal tract,...

‘We have not seen so much pollen in years’

It was a difficult week for people with hay fever: due to the extreme spring weather of the last few days, pollen was already...

FDA approves Philips radiography system

On Wednesday, Philips announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its latest digital radiography system. The DigitalDiagnost...

Local playground now a no-smoking park

From March, De Splinter playground in Eindhoven is going to be a non-smoking area. This, the largest playground in Eindhoven, is doing this in cooperation with...

GGD starts local vaccination rounds

South-East Brabant's GGD has started vaccination rounds for MMR-DTP and cervical cancer in the Eindhoven region. The RIVM (Dutch National Institute for Public Health and...
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