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Referring to the Academic Center for Epileptology

When your patient is dealing with – possibly- a complex type of epilepsy, the Academic Center for Epileptology, in which Kempenhaeghe and the neurology specialism at the Maastricht UMC+ work closely together, can offer added value for you and your patient.

We offer highly specialized diagnosis, treatment and support to children and adults with epileptic disorders and/or psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNEA). We examine your patient from a medical-epileptological, psychological and social angle.

As a referrer you are an important partner, with whom we like to cooperate and share our findings. In general, a medical specialist will refer a patient to Kempenhaeghe. In some cases, general practitioners can also refer patients.

Following receipt of the referral, your patient will be sent an invitation for a first consult as soon as possible. After the diagnostic examination we will inform you about the results and a possible follow-up trajectory. For most of the patients you will take over their care, following the intervention in Kempenhaeghe.

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Consulting colleagues?

Would you like to consult a neurologist of the Academic Center for Epileptology about referring your patient?

You may contact us via +31 40 227 90 22 (Kempenhaeghe Heeze) or +31 162 481 800 (Kempenhaeghe, location Hans Berger Kliniek Oosterhout). Please ask for the secretariat of the epilepsy outpatient clinic.

Outside office hours or in a case of emergency, you may consult the medical specialist on duty via +31 40 227 90 22 (Kempenhaeghe Heeze).

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Letter of referral

When referring your patient per letter, we ask that you include:

  • The complete personal information of the patient
  • The reason for referral
  • A description of the medical history, if possible accompanied by the results of diagnostic examinations

 

Send the letter of referral to: 
Kempenhaeghe, location Heeze Academic Center for Epileptology
attn. polikliniek secretariaat
Postbus 61
5590 AB HEEZE
The Netherlands

Or:
Kempenhaeghe, location Oosterhout Academic Center for Epileptology
attn. polikliniek secretariaat
Postbus 250
4900 AG OOSTERHOUT
The Netherlands

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Digital referral

You can safely send us your patient’s information using the digital form below.

The information is safely encrypted and sent in accordance with the legal requirements. Kempenhaeghe treats all information according to the General Data Protection Regulation (AVG), the current European privacy legislation.