A number of people who are on our photos no longer work with us. However we like the photos so much that we will keep them for now. When we have an idea of what we want we will make brand new photos with our team. Suggestions welcome!
Unfortunately, the practice is currently closed to new patients.
We do not operate a waiting list. You can register again when the registration form is on our website. If a family member is a patient with us, please call our medical assistants.
The Rivierenbuurt General Practice is a relatively small practice with a distinct vision. We strive to provide primary health care on a small but efficient scale enabling us to keep in touch with the community. We are certified with the NHG quality label of national primary health care practice which is audited every three years. We are actively involved in different innovative community health care projects improving health care pathways.
We are a member of Zorg in Zuid. Zorg voor Zuid is a group of individual GP practices in our neighbourhood that work together on optimizing healthcare for our patients. It can be challenging to be in a different country with a different health system and explaining your medical situation in a foreign language. We understand the challenges that internationals, and their families, face after settling in the Netherlands. Our GPs take time to listen to your personal story and are eager to understand what is important to you!
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Dutch health care system
The Dutch healthcare system was ranked the best in Europe for the seventh consecutive year in 2017, according to the annual index compiled by Sweden’s Health Consumer Powerhouse. The index is based on 48 indicators, including accessibility, costs, results, patient’s rights and the use of pharmaceuticals. Accessibility of health care for all inhabitants is the major advantage of the Dutch health care system, although this comes at a significant cost.
To optimize and personalize your health care experience as well as to minimize increasing health care costs and waiting lists in the Netherlands, many health care services/tasks have been decentralized from the specialist in hospital to the general practitioner (who is in close contact with the specialist). Primary health care offered by our GP’s is covered (free) by the basic insurance package, which is compulsory for all inhabitants.
For hospital specialist care (including a visit to the emergency department of a hospital or a consulting specialist), every health care user is requested to contribute his own risk (a minimum amount of approximately €385) first after which the insurance company contributes the rest. On certain occasions an extra insurance package is required to cover all health care costs.
Affinity with the creative sector
Over the years the practice has grown to support different specific cultural heritages like the opera house and a range of theatres. Our medical team supports actors and musicians and are available for consultation if you are passing through Amsterdam and require medical attention.
LHBTI+ friendly practice
As stated by the new privacy laws ( AVP) in the Netherlands we are obliged to handle your personal information with the utmost care. Any personal data that can be traced to an individual. As we also treat patients we handle extreme private medical information. All personal data is protected under the General Data Protection Regulation.
Your privacy rights
Within these regulations the use of a non-secure email server is not allowed. We have to ask you to always use an email consult to ask us any personal question. You can find this in the patient app. Contact our assistants to activate your personal account.
Travel Clinic & Vaccinations
Are you planning a trip abroad to an exotic destination or have any questions regarding required (preventative) medical treatment or vaccinations for your travels? We are trained and fully equipped to advise you on the required vaccinations and preparations. Please book an appointment on www.reisprik.nl
Health Care changes. Ever rising costs and waiting list for hospital procedures have been a factor in transferring many elements of health care back to the general practioner.