Emergency Telephone Numbers in South Holland

Emergency services: the phone numbers to call for Fire, Police and Ambulance assistance in The Hague, Rotterdam and surrounding areas of South Holland.

Emergency Service Telephone
Police, Ambulance, Fire
(same as Pan-European emergency number)
Tel: 112
Coast Guard Tel: 0900 0111
Police (non-emergency) Tel: 0900 8844
Medical Emergency (night) Tel: 070 346 9669
(The Hague evening and night)
Tel: 070 345 1000
Utility emergency (gas, electricity, water) Tel: 0800 1975
Child Helpline (02:00–20:00) Tel: 0800 0432
Animal medical emergency
Animal emergency (The Hague)
Tel: 0900 0245
: 070 311 0307
Tandarts bemiddelingsbureau: Emergency orthodontic surgery (repairs braces). Open daily 24 hours Tel: 0900 821 2230
Tel: 020 570 9595

The first Monday of each month at midday the emergency sirens are tested. There is no cause for alarm. In the event of a real emergency, go inside and tune the television or radio to a local station for further information.

Medical emergencies and doctors

Most general practitioners' surgeries are open Monday to Friday 08:00-17:00. Evening, weekend and public holiday calls made to SMASH (Mobile Doctors Service The Hague) are redirected to the local on-call doctor for The Hague, Rijswijk, Voorburg, Wassenaar, Leidschendam and Voorschoten:

    Emergency Tel
    : 070 346 9669 (urgent medical situations and emergencies)

Local newspapers publish after-hours emergency numbers.

  • Website tandarts.nl list dentists in the Netherlands. It can be searched by dental speciality and by location: Click here (in Dutch only)

The Dutch Coastguard has a number of operational tasks, some of which are carried out on their behalf by the Dutch Navy. The main operational centre at Den Helder is manned 24 hours a day and functions as a central reporting, information and co-ordination centre.

The Hague

Huisartsen Kring Haaglanden (website in Dutch only) provides a telephone "doctor search" service to help a person find a doctor in their area.

  • Tel: 070 312 9829 (from 09:00-10:00)
Service Telephone
SMASH 24-hour medical service Tel: 070 346 9669
Dental Emergencies Tel: 070 204 0010
Battered Women's Crisis Centre: Tel: 070 392 5774
Veterinary Service (08:00-20:00) Tel: 070 325 5907
Veterinary Service (weekends) Tel: 070 311 0307
SOS Distress (24-hour) Tel: 070 345 4500

Specialist clinics at the Bronovo Hospital in The Hague are open Tuesday evenings from 18:00-21:00 hours. Patients should first make an appointment by contacting the clinic. Clinics open are: surgery, dental surgery, orthopaedics, pulmonology, neurology, gynaecology and midwifery, and the blood testing laboratory, which is open 07:30-20:30 for appointments. More information from the Bronovo Hospital website.


Service Telephone
24-hour medical service Tel: 010 290 9888
Dental Emergencies Tel: 085 105 1760
Battered Women's Crisis Centre Tel: 010 476 1680
SOS Distress (24-hour) Tel: 010 436 2244


Service Telephone
Huisartsenpost Delft: collective of doctors serving the Delft, Nootdorp, Pijnacker, Delfgauw, Schipluiden and Den Hoorn regions providing after-hours care not needing treatment by Reinier de Graaf Emergency Room Tel: 015 251 1930
Delft emergency dental services Tel: 015 260 3233

Hospitals in South Holland

The Hague
Juliana Children's Hospital (with emergency facilities)
At: Sportlaan 600, 2566 MJ Den Haag
Tel: 070 361 0000
Red Cross Hospital (Rodekruis Ziekenhuis)
At: Sportlaan 600, The Hague
Tel: 070 312 6200
Westeinde Hospital (Medisch Centrum Haaglanden)
At: Lijnbaan 32, The Hague
Tel: 070 330 2000
Brovono Hospital (Bronovo Ziekenhuis)
At: Bronovolaan 5, The Hague
Tel: 070 312 4141
Ambulance Station (Centrale Post Ambulancevervoer Zeeland) Tel: 011 842 1100
Delft Hospital (Reinier de Graaf Gasthuis)
At: Reinier de Graafweg 3-11, Delft
Tel: 015 260 3060
Ambulance Station Tel: 015 251 1599
Tel: 015 251 1596

Other Useful Numbers

Service Telephone
City of The Hague Municipal Services Tel: 070 353 3000
Directory Enquiries National Tel: 0900 8008
Directory Enquiries International Tel: 0900 8418
Public Transport Information Tel: 0900 9292
Crime line - M: to report crime anonymously (Meld Misdaad Anoniem). Reports can be made in English; the line is open daily. Tel: 0800 - 7000
Tel: +31 800 7000 (from outside the Netherlands)

Lost Property (gevonden voorwerpen)

Public transport or place Tel: 0900 9292
In a taxi: The Hague Tel: 070 317 8877
In a taxi: Rotterdam Tel: 010 462 6060