© Goos van der Veen/HH
Position Paper on Integrated Care
© Hollandse Hoogte
In the past few years, the Health and Youth Care Inspectorate (IGJ) has laid the foundation for supervising care networks for clients living in home environments with multiple care needs. In this position paper ‘Good care in care networks’, the Inspectorate examines what this means.
Cross border pharmacies
In the Netherlands, some pharmacies provide prescription medicines to people who live in other EU member states. Those pharmacies typically use mail-order services to deliver the prescribed medicines. These cross border pharmacies are also providing care across national boundaries.
IGJ response to Trouw and Radar reporting about medical implants
26-11-2018 | 09:34
Attention for the safety of medical devices is increasing. Recent years have shown that serious problems can occur, particularly ...
Anne Margriet Pot Strategic Advisor Care for older people at Health and Youth Care Inspectorate
24-10-2018 | 15:05
Anne Margriet Pot has been appointed as strategic advisor Care for elderly people at the Health and Youth Care Inspectorate in ...
Research on silicone breast implants by RIVM completed
13-02-2018 | 12:52
The reassessment of the technical files of silicone breast implant manufacturers, which RIVM carried out on behalf of the Health ...
Manufacturers of silicone breast implants must improve their technical files
16-09-2016 | 12:00
Laboratory investigation on the breast implants did not identify anomalies that may compromise health of patients. However, the ...
Investigation into possible problems with hypodermic needles reveals negligible risk
07-05-2015 | 11:16
Hypodermic needles produced by Terumo and other manufacturers pose negligible health risks. There is no reason not to use these ...