emergency

What to do in an emergency depends on the specific case: options include calling the central emergency phone number, 112 (for police, fire brigade or an ambulance) or taking an injured person to the A&E department of a nearby hospital. There are also emergency doctor offices in Amsterdam for health problems outside of regular doctors' hours.

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Emergencies & helplines

Depending on the emergency, options include calling the central emergency number 112, taking the victim to the A&E department or a nearby hospital, or...