This is not a very entertaining topic but unfortunately an important one especially if you have a little dare devil toddler…and because there are lots of nasty bugs and sicknesses going around at the moment…here are the emergency contact numbers:
The Emergency number for life threatening situations in Holland is the same as the European one 112
There are 2 local hospitals in our area referred to as Tergooi or Ziekenhuis (the word for Hospital)
Tergooi Hilversum Tergooi Blaricum
Riebeeckweg 212 Rijksstraatweg 1
1213XZ Hilversum 1261AN Blaricum
Tel: 035 -6887777 Tel: 035 -5391111
For Accidents and Emergency Departments at the Hospital
Location Blaricum tel: 088 753 16 60
Location Hilversum tel: 088 753 15 60
During normal surgery hours (8’00-17 00) but if your doctor is not available, you can contact the Central Family Practice (Huisartsencentrale) on (0900) 15 15 who will refer you to another available surgery/doctor.
For an urgent doctor’s consult out of surgery hours or at the week–end, for the areas of:
's-Graveland, Ankeveen, Baarn, Blaricum, Bussum, Driemond, Eemnes, Hilversum, Holland Rading, Houses, Kortenhoef, Lage Vuursche Laren NH, Loosdrecht, Muiden, Muiderberg, Naarden, Nederhorst den Berg, Nigtevecht, Soestdijk, Vreeland and Weesp. You need to ring the Huisartsenpost at Tergooi Blaricum Tel: (0900) 93 59.
After a telephone assessment of the urgency and situation, you will usually be asked to come in and be seen by a doctor.
I hope you will never need to use these numbers…but keep them safe in case you do…