Mission

In our GP practice we offer accessible, regular general practitioner care according to current professional standards and insights to residents of a part of the Center of Amsterdam, including the Wallen, Dam Square and the Nieuwmarkt neighbourhood. The aim is: to provide a contribution to the quality of life of the patients.
The area has specific points of attention: such as big city problems, a lot of alcohol and drug use, social problems (including many psychological and psychiatric problems), nevertheless the characteristic of the GP practice is its role in STI and HIV care.

Our GP practice wants to be a service-providing and accessible health institution that moves along with the times and in which patients feel at ease. A place where one dares to go without hesitation for matters concerning one's health.
A fast telephone accessibility and a well-functioning internet, a friendly approach by the team members in contacts with patients and high-quality care are the basic conditions.
In the case of terminal care, for example, the GPs consider it important that this is kept in their own hands as much as possible. This means that they are also available for these patients in the weekends.

In our GP practice we assume that physical, psychological and social aspects are important and as health care providers we look together with the patient at all these factors that are important for his/here health and illness. Thereby the (follow-up) treatment is considered in consultation with the patient. The basic principle hereby is personal responsibility for one's own health and recovery.
The GP practice fulfills a pivotal role within the care offer in the region by first-line responding to many health questions from its patients. In our GP practice we always try to make responsible choices: we consider if we handle the question ourselves or refer to other healthcare providers within our partnerships. The considerations include the provision of financially responsible care.