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Former nurses and doctors welcome back in profession

Nurses and doctors whose registration in the Dutch Healthcare Professionals (BIG) Register expired after 1 January 2018 may take ...

News item | 18-03-2020 | 12:05

Travel advice: only travel abroad if essential

Many countries are taking drastic measures to combat the further spread of coronavirus. Further steps cannot be ruled out and the ...

News item | 17-03-2020 | 23:13

Coronavirus: Dutch government adopts package of new measures designed to save jobs and the economy

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Dutch government has decided to implement a series of unprecedented economic measures. The ...

News item | 17-03-2020 | 18:45

Bijleveld: Defence preparing to help in the fight against corona

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence is preparing to help the population of the Netherlands in the fight against the corona virus. ...

News item | 17-03-2020 | 16:18

Nine patients deceased, 292 new patients, in total 1705 persons tested positive

Since yesterday, 292 people have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This brings the total ...

News item | 17-03-2020 | 14:19

Coronavirus: what does it mean to ‘keep your distance’?

Please note: that this is a news item from March 16, 2020. Read the frequently asked questions about the approach to tackling ...

News item | 16-03-2020 | 16:10

Childcare available for people in crucial sectors

It is essential that people doing crucial jobs can continue to go to work. So childcare will still be available for the children ...

News item | 16-03-2020 | 15:39

Coronavirus: expanded SME Credit Guarantee Scheme gets accelerated launch

The launch of the government’s expanded credit guarantee scheme for small and medium-sized enterprises has been accelerated. ...

News item | 15-03-2020 | 19:00

Temporary closure of schools and childcare centres in strategy to fight coronavirus

The government has decided to close all schools and childcare centres from Monday 16 March to Monday 6 April. This means that ...

News item | 15-03-2020 | 18:17

COVID-19: Additional measures in schools, the hospitality sector and sport

On Sunday 15 March, the government took additional measures in its strategy to fight coronavirus. Schools and childcare centres ...

News item | 15-03-2020 | 17:35