During your stay

On arrival, go to the LUMC reception desk in the central hall on the ground floor. If necessary, one of the hostesses there will accompany you to the department where you will be admitted. Immediately after your registration is complete, we will inform your GP or the referring physician that you have been admitted to the LUMC. We will also let them know when you are discharged from the LUMC.

Admission interview

Verpleegkundige doet polsbandje om bij patienteA nurse will interview you on admission. You can ask him or her any questions you may have about your hospital stay. During this interview you will be asked to name a contact person. This can be a family member or a close friend. So that your privacy is ensured, it is important that information about you and your treatment is given to one person only.

Nursing ward

After the operation, you will be transferred to the nursing ward, If you have had day surgery, you will stay there for a few hours. You will leave the hospital at the latest between 7 pm and 8 pm. If you have been admitted, you will remain on the nursing ward for one or more days.

The LUMC does its best to ensure that your stay is as pleasant as possible. There are a number of facilities for patients and their visitors.

Your treating doctor 

The LUMC tries to make your stay as a patient as pleasant as possible. If you have any questions about your treatment you can contact your ward doctor. While you are admitted in hospital the doctor who treats you is also your ward doctor. 

The first point of contact during your admission is the nurse of your ward. The nurse can forward some of your questions to the ward doctor. 


If you have day surgery, you may not have any visitors, but people can accompany you. However, they are not allowed to stay on the nursing ward all day. For patients admitted to hospital, the visiting hours on the nursing wards may differ per department.