What should you bring for your admission?

Always bring your eID and contact details of a close relative and your doctor. Read what you have to bring to ensure that your admission runs smoothly, what you must bring for your child and what you must do in the event of a work-related accident.

For registration at the hospital

  • Electronic identity card or international passport
  • Home telephone number, plus the telephone number of a contact, relative or neighbour
  • Name of your GP and any home carers

If applicable, please also bring:

  • Hospital insurance card or payment confirmation
  • Payment undertaking by the OCMW/CPAS or any other entity contributing to your hospital invoice

Occupational accident?

In case of a work accident, also bring the following informationg.

  • Name and address of your employer
  • Name and address of the insurance company of the employer
  • Policy number
  • Date of the work accident

We will then send the invoice to the insurance provider of your employer.

For registration of children under the age of 12

Bring one of the following documents for the registration of your child:

  • Electronic identity card of the person under whose health insurance the child is covered
  • The child’s ISI+ card
  • A certificate confirming the child is awaiting an ISI+ card
  • The child’s kids-ID

For your medical care

If applicable in your case:

  • Letter from your GP or referring physician
  • Results from previous examinations and X-rays
  • ‘Kind en Gezin’ health booklet (for children)
  • All medication you take at home, preferably in their original packaging
  • Blood group card
  • Vaccination card

Please also ask your attending physician whether you are allowed to eat and drink before your registration.

For your stay

  • Comfortable clothing and underwear
  • Personal toiletries, towels and washcloths
  • Closed-toe slippers or shoes with sturdy anti-slip soles to prevent falls
  • For children: a familiar (cuddly) toy

On some wards, and at the Pellenberg campus, patients usually wear normal clothes during the day. If you need to attend regular physiotherapy sessions, we recommend you bring comfortable sports clothes.

What should you leave at home?

Large sums of money, jewellery or other valuable objects are best left at home.

Last edit: 23 June 2023