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Flu season is coming!

Flu season is its way, although a bit later than usual. Get the tissues ready. The coming weeks are expected to be filled with...
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Too many patients, not enough GPs

At least a third of the general practitioners in Eindhoven have to curb the number of patients they can see. Research by Omroep Brabant has...
Catharina Hospital

Hundreds of this local hospital’s patients need to come in for testing

Catharina Hospital has to assess almost 650 of its patients. These 649 people may have been exposed to HIV and Hepatitis B or C...
Fraudster to pay million of euros back in Eindhoven

Fraudster must pay back over two million

A 59-year-old woman from Eindhoven has to repay €2.1 million to the government for defrauding healthcare budgets. This was decided by the court. In the...
Catharina Hospital, angioplasty

A first for Catharina Hospital

The Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven has introduced a new product for very complex angioplasty treatments. Specialised cardiologists can use this catheter to reach hard-to-reach places...

Better collective labor agreement for hospital staff

Campaigning by hospital staff in the Eindhoven region and elsewhere has paid off. There will be a better collective labor agreement for hospital staff. These...
VR

VR eases anxiety and pain in hospital

In Catharina Hospital, patients wear Virtual Reality (VR) glasses during unpleasant treatments. As a pilot project, Catharina Hospital is the first hospital that introduced...
Eindhoven City Council

City want to clamp down on greedy care providers

The Municipality of Eindhoven no longer want to work with health care institutions that make substantial profits. If that does happen, the Municipality wants...

Medical staff go on strike

Medical personnel at three hospitals in the Eindhoven region went on strike today (Wednesday). The action was part of a national one and was for...
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Small increase in health insurance premiums for 2020

Each year in November, health care insurance providers announce their premiums for the following year. In 2020 premium changes vary from an almost 10...

Doctors, Pyramids and Homeopathy

This is a true experience, that I share with you readers. If you are very sophisticated and don't fancy reading about pain in urethra,...
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