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Pharmacists in Belgium have been told to remind customers about safe limits of paracetamol consumption, following a recent incident in which a Ghent woman suffered liver failure from a painkiller o

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Giving birth in a Belgian hospital will cost more at evenings and weekends from this summer.

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Getting reimbursed for medical expenses by your mutuality is about to get easier – if your physician decides to sign on to the health insurer’s new electronic system.

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An expansion of two neighbourhood health clinics in Schaerbeek and plans for a new one in Laeken are back on the table now that an investigation into the system by the federal health ministry is co

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Wrist tendonitis accounts for the highest percentage of workplace injury claims in Belgium, reports Het Laatste Nieuws based on the annual report of the Federal Agency for Occ

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From 1 July, the non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) for Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities will be fully, or near fully reimbursed for pregnant wo

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Surgeons from the Hospital Netwerk Antwerpen (ZNA) in March performed a gastrointestinal reduction through the oesophagus for an obese patient, a first in Belgi

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Too few patients in Belgium know in advance how much they will pay for a medical intervention, writes Knack, according to a survey by the Christian Mutuality (CM), Belgium's biggest health insurer.

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In the run-up to World Health Day on 7 April, the UK website Clinic Compare presented new research on the best and worst countries for emergency medical services.

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