English Information – Huisartsenpraktijk Thoolen – Haarlem
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Huisartsenpraktijk Thoolen
Wilhelminastraat 27 2011 VJ

English Information

Opening hours
You can contact the practice by telephone between 8:00 and 17:00 everyday. From 10:45-11:15 and 13:00-13:30 and 15:00-17:00 you can only call us for emergencies.  In case of an emergency, you can always reach the assistent by calling our practice (023-5315058) and press 1 for emergencies.

In case of life threatening emergencies always call 112!
In the evening, nights and the weekends you can call the “Spoedpost” (emergency centre) on telephone number: 023-5453200. They can answer your question or give you an appointment with the general practitioner on duty. The spoedpost is a medical service for urgent medical problems only.

During holidays the practice is closed. If you need to see a doctor, with an urgent problem, you can call the practice and press “5”. You will automatically be referred to another GP practice. You can find the date of the holidays here.

You can make an appointment with the doctor every day, except Saturday and Sunday. In one appointment there is time to discuss one medical problem. If you would like to discuss several problems, please ask the assistant for extra time. You can also make an appointment yourself online. To do so you need to register and log in the “patientenomgeving” (see homepage) or use the “uw zorg online”-app.

Home visit
In case you need to see a doctor, but you are not able to come to the practice, the doctor can make a home visit. Home visits are only available for people who cannot visit the practice because of medical reasons. If you would like the doctor to make a home visit, please consult the assistant before 10:30 in the morning.

Consultation by telephone
When you would like to discuss a problem with the doctor by telephone (e.g. for lab results), you can ask the assistant for a phone appointment. Or you can book a phone appointment yourself in the app or online.

If you need a new prescription of drugs, you have used before, you can call the practice (023-5315058) and press 2 for ordering a prescription. You will get an answering machine, where you can leave your message behind. You can also order an prescription online (in the portal or the app), but only if it is a prescription you have received before.

The assistant
Apart from all the administrative and medical questions, the assistant can do other things for you. She can check your blood pressure, check on diabetes, remove stitches, check urine samples for bladder infection, dress a wound, give injections etc. Please call on beforehand to make an appointment with the assistant.

New patients
The practice is open for new patients who are living in the area with postal code 2011, 2013 or 2019. If you want to register as a new patient please contact the practice on telephone number 023-5315058.
You can find the registration form in English here. If you would like to read more information on the LSP, National Exchange Point, you can download the leaflet here. (In the registration form you are asked if you agree with sharing your medical data with the LSP).

If you are just visiting Haarlem (non-resident) and you are in need of medical care, you can also contact the assistant to make an appointment.

Further information in English
If you would like some more practical information on the GP and the Dutch healthcare system you can download this leaflet, or you can go to GPinfo.nl