Everyone residing in the Netherlands is obliged to take out health insurance, even if you are only living and working in the country temporarily.
In the Netherlands, patients are free to choose their own doctor. The doctor (huisarts) is the first port of call if you have health problems.
Read on for information on finding a dentist, emergencies and coverage of dental costs.
Find answers to frequently asked questions concerning Dutch healthcare, prepared by the Dutch Ministry of Health.
Stay up to date about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Netherlands and the response from healthcare authorities.
Locate your nearest hospital and read about the different types services they provide.
Learn about the mental health support services that are available to international residents in Amsterdam.
The GGD monitors child health, provides vaccinations, dedicated sexual health clinics, and operates pest control services.
Learn about access to women's healthcare in the Netherlands and familiarise yourself with the city's health services.
Find out all you need to know about having a baby in the Netherlands from choosing a home or hospital birth, and to finding a midwife.
Read about the final steps in childbirth, covering pain relief, doulas, kraamzorg and maternity leave, for the needs of you and your newborn.