Life-threatening situations include:
- Acute tightness of the chest
- Serious loss of blood
- Heart attack
- Stroke or seizure
- Serious accident
Experiencing an above mentioned situation? Call 112!
Not sure if the situation is a life-threatening one? Call 112 anyway.
Not life-threatening, but urgent all the same?
Is it an urgent situation? And is it urgent enough that treatment by a family doctor cannot wait until the following day or until the next appointment?
Call your own family doctor and request an (emergency) appointment.
Evenings, nights or weekends, Leiden region.
Call the De Limes General Practice Centre:
- Leiderdorp and Alphen aan den Rijn location: +31 (0)88 427 47 00
For patients of family doctors located in Alphen a/d Rijn, Kaag en Braassem, Leiden, Leiderdorp, Nieuwkoop, Rijnwoude, Stompwijk, Voorschoten and Zoeterwoude.
- Voorhout location: +31 (0)252 240 212
For all patients of family doctors located in the municipalities of Hillegom, Katwijk, Lisse, Noordwijk, Noordwijkerhout, Oegstgeest, Rijnsburg, Sassenheim, Valkenburg, Voorhout, Warmond and De Zilk.
Read more on the website of De Limes General Practice Center: Huisartsenpost De Limes.
Route to the Emergency Room at the LUMC
Address Entrance emergency care unit
2333 ZA Leiden
Route: Navigate to LUMC Emergency Room Care
When should you go to the emergency room?
You can get a referral to the LUMC emergency room (ER). For example, if you obtain a referral from your general practitioner or from a 112 employee, paramedic or Radiology department. This can also be arranged following consultation with your medical specialist. The Emergency Room is always open.
Have you come to the emergency room without a referral? If so, you be required to assume all costs associated therewith at your own risk. If the medical bill is for an amount higher than you are able to pay, the extra costs will be paid for by your insurance. This includes when your healthcare insurance provider has no contract with LUMC.
Have to make an emergency visit to the LUMC? Then you can use the emergency parking facilities at the emergency room (ER) to park your vehicle. You will only be permitted to park here for a short while. You can park your vehicle for longer in the LUMC parking garage.
- A valid item of personal identification: passport, identity card, residency permit or driver's license.
- Referral letter from your general practitioner (if you have one).
The telephone number of the LUMC Emergency Room
Do you have questions? Call: +31 (0)71 526 91 11
You can reach the LUMC Emergency Room by telephone 24/7.