Profits of medical specialists rise by 8 percent in 2001-2009
Profits of independently practising medical specialists in the Netherlands rose by an average 8.3 percent annually in the period 2001 to 2009. Independent general practitioners and dentists realised...
Parental leave in private sector usually unpaid
One quarter of employees in the private sector taking parental leave were partly or fully paid. With four in five, the proportion of employees on paid parental leave was significantly higher in the...
Relatively more Turkish women and Moroccan men than native Dutch report feel depressed
Just over 10 percent of the Dutch population reported that they had felt sombre or depressed in 2012, and nearly 6 percent were prescribed anti-depressants in 2011. Feelings of depression are much...
Donor register includes 6.3 million persons
As of this year, the number of people aged 12 and over who are included in the Dutch organ donor register has increased to over 6.3 million. This is equivalent to 42 percent of the population.
More turnover and more profit in Dutch health care institutions
The turnover of health care institutions increased greatly in 2009, as it had in 2008, despite the recession in the Netherlands. Profits also rose substantially.
Economic growth 2.6 percent in third quarter 2006
The first estimate of Statistics Netherlands’ quarterly national accounts puts Dutch economic growth at 2.6 percent in the third quarter of 2006.
Health spending per capita second highest in the EU
In 2020, average per capita spending on health care in the Netherlands was higher than in almost all other countries of the EU. The out-of-pocket payments, on the other hand, were comparatively among...
Increase in temporary contracts with prospect of permanent appointment
More and more employees in the Netherlands have a temporary employment contract that offers the likelihood of a permanent appointment. Most of them are younger employees
Half of employees experience aggression in the workplace
Last year, 48 percent of employees in the health care sector had to cope with workplace aggression, versus 33 percent of all employees.
Number of job vacancies continues to grow
According to the latest figures, 135 thousand vacancies were unfilled at the end of March this year, i.e. an increase by 7 thousand relative to the preceding quarter. Nearly all sectors contributed...
Financial position care-providing institutions often precarious
The financial position of care-providing institutions is often poor in comparison to educational institutions and commercial service providers. This situation has barely improved in recent years.