Registration

Welcome to the International Health Centre The Hague. Our mission is to provide you with comprehensive health care. We offer a range of services from general healthcare (huisartsen) to specialist treatment.  At the IHCH, we house an array of services under one roof to better suit your health care needs.

Here at the IHCH we offer the following services:

Registration with the IHCH

If you wish to officially join our GP practice; use  our specialist services*; need travel advice; preventive/health check; nutritional advice or would like to use all of our services, please complete our online Registration Form.

If you are registered with a GP elsewhere in The Hague or surrounding area, and wish to join our GP practice, you must first de­register from your current doctor ­as you may only be registered with ONE GP in The Netherlands at any one time.  For more information click Registration with our General Practitioners

* Seeing a specialist, scheduling a preventive/health check, travel advice appointment, or nutritional advice can all be performed while you are registered with a GP elsewhere. Please use the online form and choose your requested service. Once your details are processed, you will receive more information on costs, insurance coverage, etc.

Please click on the links below for further information.

What to expect after you have submitted your registration

Should your registration be successfully processed*,  you will receive a confirmation email with further practical information concerning our registration fees, charges and cancellation policies, and an intake form (if applicable).

If you wish to visit the Centre, or would like further information about our practice before making the decision to join us, please send us an email.

 

* The registration process takes, at minimum, three (3) working days

Frequently asked questions

In order to have access to regular health care services in The Netherlands you must register with a GP.   You should do this before you fall ill.  Your GP is your first stop for all health-related matters and they will refer you to a specialist, if needed.

You can register with our GP practice online.   You can also select a family doctor or GP from our website or once you have visited our Centre.  You can choose by gender - male or female or language preference - all of our doctors speak English.

If you register with one of our GPs and you are already registered with a GP in The Netherlands, you need to officially deregister with your current GP practice beforehand.   If not, fees may apply.

If you have any questions, we are happy to assist.

No, you don't. Registration is only required once.  However, it is important to update us if your registration status changes in the future.

Our Polikliniek Prins Willem (PPW) services are also open to persons registered with GPs elsewhere.  Please register as a Policlinic patient only, should this be the case.

Your medical records are handled with the strictest confidentiality within the practice. All our staff are bound to medical privacy legislation. Each practitioner keeps their separate records concerning your treatment. Within the GP practice, your records can be consulted by all GPs and their medical assistants.

Your GP may need to share information in order to coordinate with other colleagues or hospital specialists to make a treatment plan for you. Sharing medical information about you with an outside third party requires your explicit consent.

Not a problem. Simply fill in and submit our official online deregistration form  prior to your move, so that we may settle your account and update our records.

Please be advised if you are leaving the country and would like copies of any/all medical records, due to strict confidentiality protocol, we are only in a position to turnover physical copies onto a USB stick. These must be picked up from our office before your departure.   An administrative fee applies.

We ask that you contact us at least 14 days beforehand in order for us to complete the entire deregistration process and prepare any medical records, should they be required.

You can always visit us for acute or incidental medical assistance.

However, if you already are registered with a local GP in The Hague area and have Dutch insurance, we will bill you for the consultation at your own expense (since Dutch insurance companies only reimburse consultations with your own GP).

All other services (specialists, psychology, physiotherapy, etc.) offered by the IHCH are available by appointment only. If you plan to come to us on a regular basis, we recommend you register with our GP practice at the IHCH and deregister with your current GP.

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