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Health Care in Cadzand

By Joshua Wood, LPC

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Summary: Dive into healthcare resources for expats and digital nomads in Cadzand: identify leading healthcare providers, hospitals, and medical centers for optimal care.

The healthcare system in Cadzand is a blend of public and private services. The Netherlands has a high standard of healthcare, which is accessible to both residents and foreigners, and is funded through a mandatory health insurance scheme.

Netherlands's Healthcare System

The public healthcare system in the Netherlands is known as Zorgverzekeringswet (Zvw). It is used by both residents and foreigners, including expats and digital nomads. Public hospitals in Cadzand are recommended for serious medical emergencies and major surgeries. The facilities at these hospitals are modern and the staff are professional and well-trained. Expats also have the option to use private hospitals, which are known for their high-quality service and shorter waiting times. Private hospitals are also recommended for serious medical emergencies and major surgeries. The experience at a private hospital in Cadzand is typically more personalized and comfortable compared to public hospitals.

Hospitals and Clinics for Expats in Cadzand

  • ZorgSaam Ziekenhuis - A public hospital located in Terneuzen, about 30 minutes drive from Cadzand.
  • Admiraal De Ruyter Ziekenhuis - A public hospital located in Goes, about an hour's drive from Cadzand.
  • Erasmus MC - A private hospital located in Rotterdam, about 2 hours drive from Cadzand. It is known for its specialized medical care.
If there are no hospitals in Cadzand, expats typically go to these hospitals for emergencies, specialized medical care, and surgeries.

Emergency Services in Cadzand

There are ambulance services in Cadzand. In case of an emergency, you can call 112, the European emergency number. The response time of the ambulance service is generally quick, but there can be delays during peak times or in remote areas.

Health Insurance Companies in Cadzand

The most popular private health insurers in Cadzand are Zilveren Kruis, VGZ, and CZ. These companies offer a range of health insurance plans that cover various medical services. Expats and digital nomads typically use these companies for their health insurance needs. However, some expats and digital nomads may choose to use specialized expat health insurance providers, which offer coverage that is more tailored to their specific needs.

About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.


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