In amstelveen hospital wants delivery room Amsterdam territory

In amstelveen hospital wants delivery room Amsterdam territory

The Amstelveen hospital Amstelland wants one of the delivery rooms to Amsterdam territory to declare. This allows Amsterdammers who is forced to flee to Amstelveen for the birth of their child still in Amsterdam as place of birth specify.

Ida Swan of the Woman & Child Center says that Tuesday at RTVA. According to Swan, have parents who are forced to flee often have difficulty with that, Amstelveen and Amsterdam, the official birthplace of their child.

More and more Locals to give birth is forced to live in Amstelveen because there in Amsterdam hospitals are no place more. That is partly due to the closure of the department of obstetrics in the hospital MC Slotervaart.

Hans van der Schoot, chairman of the board of directors of the OLVG, said Saturday in het Parool that the demand for Amsterdam’s delivery room has increased tremendously over. About 2016 had the hospital 1.262 pregnant women refuse. He blames this on the conclusion of the delivery room in the MC Slotervaart in december 2015. The hospital is trying this year to expand.


A spokesman of Amstelland late know that the request has recently been submitted to the municipality of Amsterdam, but has not yet been approved. The chances are that it will continue treasure they are not high, because then the law needs to be changed.

The Amstelland hospital already had plans to make this year the delivery rooms to go extend.

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