Open for new patients

riviernews, Practice news

At the moment only take in new patients from our postal code. If you have recently relocated to our area (code 1078 or 1079) you can send an email to pm.rivierenbuurt@ezorg.nl to ask about registration. If you are allready registered with a GP we cannot register you. Is your partner … Lees verder

Flu vaccination 2023

Helmie GroenHealth news, news

This year we will be giving the flu and pneumococcal shots at two times. And only to patients who have received an invitation from us. If you have a date of birth from 1 January 1957 to 31 December 1960, you have also received an invitation for the pneumococcal vaccination. … Lees verder

Do you have a complaint ?

Helmie Groennews, Practice news

Do you have a complaint about your general practitioner, or one of our other employees at our practice? Are things not going as you expected? Are you not satisfied with the way in which your contact with your GP went? The GP or employee may have good reasons for his … Lees verder

Time for lunch!

Helmie Groennews, Practice news

Every day we have lunch from 13.00 to 13.30. We are never closed but appreciate it if we can eat together for half an hour. From 13.30 we will be ready for you again! Of course you can always walk in in an emergency! Thank you for your understanding.

Closed for new patients

Helmie Groennews, Practice news

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.  

Healthcare in the Netherlands

Helmie GroenHealth news, news

Healthcare in the Netherlands ranks amongst the best in the world, giving people access to the most advanced treatments and preventative care. Some things, however, may be arranged in a different way than you are used to. A key to Dutch curative (or medical) healthcare is the General Practitioner (GP) or family … Lees verder

What is Positive Health?

Helmie GroenHealth news, news

As a practice, we are going to work with Positive Health. But what is that and what can you do with it? People are not their condition. Yet we totally focus on this in our healthcare. All attention is paid to their complaints and health problems, and how we can … Lees verder

Resident GP

Helmie Groennews, Practice news

Jonat Zigelboim is our resident GP untill March 2023.  Jonat is a certified medical doctor and joins us for over a year in her training specializing as a general practitioner. She is fully qualified to treat patients and will do so supervised by the GP’s.

No medical statement from your GP

Anne Mieke Achterhuisnews, Practice news

Why is your GP not allowed to issue a ‘medical certificate’? A medical statement is a written statement that contains an opinion about you as a patient and your (medical) suitability or unfitness to do or not do certain things. Examples of this are: being able to work, drive a … Lees verder

Need help? Contact your neighbourhood buurtteam!

Helmie GroenHealth news, news

Buurtteam Amsterdam is for everyone who needs a helping hand. Maybe you have difficulty making ends meet, need more social contact or want to live at home for as long as possible with a disability or at an elderly age. The buurtteam can help you with these and all kinds … Lees verder

Healthcare information for Internationals

Helmie GroenHealth news, news

We understand that living in a new country with different ideas regarding health care can be challenging. The first step is to register with a local doctor/general practitioner (in Dutch: huisarts). This can be done of the phone or by making an appointment. Some GP-offices also give you the option … Lees verder

Sharing medical data… Only if you agree

Helmie Groennews, Practice news

Your GP and your pharmacy might share your medical data with other healthcare providers. Another doctor or pharmacy may want to have access to your data to be able to help you quickly, properly and safely, for instance. Your medical data are shared through the LSP (National Exchange Point). But only if … Lees verder

GP not authorised to issue a medical certificate

Helmie Groennews

Your doctor cannot issue a ‘medical certificate’ (also known as a doctor’scertificate). In doing so, your doctor acts in accordance with the rules issued by the Royal Dutch Medical Association (KNMG), the professional organisation for physicians. Your own doctor needs to be able to concentrateon your treatment. In order to … Lees verder

No show policy

riviernews, Practice news

Unfortunately we observe increase in no shows of patients with an appointment without prior cancellation. Our team counts on your presence and in this situation sometimes hereby deny others the chance to consult them in a time of need. Please liaise with the assistants when the appointment does not suite … Lees verder