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Huisartsen Kwatrecht with Dr. Deprost & Dr. Venneman has been in existence since 1983.

Address: Brusselsesteenweg 232, Wetteren, Belgium 

Who we are : 

Dr. Luc Deprost and Dr. Myriam Venneman have been working there full-time for decades as accredited, recognized and contracted general practitioners.

Since 1/10/2019 Dr Tali Rahoens has worked here as a third doctor (now until 1/10/22 temporarily elsewhere). Since 1/4/2021, Dr Jens Haegeman has joined our team (until then HAIO emergency doctor in ASZ Aalst). Dr. Haegeman is a graduate doctor in general medicine. His training to become specialized in family medicine takes the form of daily consultations in the office (and several meetings a month with university departments).

The office phone number is 09 369 98 98. Secretaries and the nurse will give you the necessary information or make an appointment ( if you are not able to make it online yourself). In selected cases, you may also be put in contact with one of the doctors outside of consultations (via the same telephone number). Direct talks to a doctor are guaranteed between 13.15 and 13.45. (1.15 and 1.45 p.m.)

During office hours, we work simultaneously in several rooms with the main entrance and a common waiting room. The doctors share medical records and can do the follow-up of all patients. You keep the free choice of doctor.

All general practitioners work full time. Apart from in-office consultations, there are home visits to people who are too ill or far too old to leave their house.

Appointment booking and prices

FROM APRIL 1, 2021, ALL CONSULTATIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

It is preferable to make an appointment at www.DoktersKwatrecht.be. When it comes to a non-urgent case (eg to renew medication) it is best to avoid Mondays and Fridays as these are the busiest days (before and after the weekend).

If there is no more room available on the desired day, feel free to give us a call, and we can see how far you are adding to the schedule. You can also request an appointment by e-mail at eb.tsorped@ofni . In this case, it is best to do it at least two days in advance.

For home visits, please make the request before 10 a.m. The day before is also possible if the need is known in advance.

We always work according to the legal rates. For all the doctors, the rates and reimbursement are the same. When you are a member of a Belgian Mutualiteit (everybody with a labor contract has that right, also for his family) you only pay the supplement (= 1 to 6 euros during the day, depending on your status).In case of technical acts, such as stitching wounds or cardiograms,  there is a slightly higher supplement of e.g.  7-15 euros.

A direct phone call to a doctor

To talk to a doctor about results or planned examinations, please call between 1:15 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. If you would like to have the details of a result, please make an appointment as long calls are not always clear and also interfere with the consultations of others.

Residential and social care centers

We visit 10 residential care centers for elderly in Wetteren and its surroundings (Melle, Oosterzele, Laarne, Lemberge, Oordegem). There are files with a summary of medical data there, for the nursing staff.

This also applies to MFC Sint-Lodewijk and Home Diepenbroek in Wetteren, care centers for people suffering from movement restrictions where we are appointed general practitioners and medical coordinators (http://www.sintlodewijk.be/).

Certificate of incapacity for work

Doctors are not authorized by the Order of doctors to make any declaration (e.g. of incapacity)  without meeting the patient the same day.

The preventive examinations that we recommend for certain ages:

- bowel cancer screening (in stools) : from 50 years of age.
- smear (women) from 25 years on; every 2-3 years, preferably by appointment. It is advisable to do this smear regularly within these deadlines.
- breast examination (women): from the age of 50 or from the start of a pill or in the event of a hereditary disease. 
- cholesterol, blood test: anyone who does not yet know their cholesterol level (from 25-30 years old), if treatment is needed or if there is a risk of cardiovascular disease (for example, body weight, smoking, genes): up to 1x / year (as soon as a target figure has been reached, or more often before).
  -discussion of all your risk factors, "preventive maintenance and examination": recommended each year at a specially organized meeting.


Vaccines

Everyone is entitled to a free vaccine against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (a three-in-one vaccine called Triaxis or Boostrix). Always in stock in a refrigerator in the office. Do not hesitate to ask.

You can also get vaccines for babies and young people free of charge, but reserve your vaccine in advance by age.

You will find other recommended vaccines on our page for diagnosis-related information. Influenza vaccine is recommended above 50 years of age.

Many travel vaccines can be administered with us (you may be asked to buy them at the drug store before coming, with our prescription). To find out what you need per country, visit www.itg.be.

For Covid vaccines: see section "Covid19".

Doctor on call 

The national number for the general practitioner on-call service is 1733. This number connects you to the local service " Wachtpost Scheldekracht" serving 7 towns (Wetteren-Wichelen-Laarne-Melle-Destelbergen-Merelbeke-Lochristi). The doctor on duty needs your identity card (except in urgencies where it is not possible or for travelers). The permanence of the weekend is organized for the whole region. When you call the on-call doctor during the week, you are put in contact with the on-call services per municipality.

1. On-call service during weekends (from Friday 7 p.m. to Monday 8 a.m.) and public holidays (from the night before at 7 p.m. to the next day at 8 a.m.).

This service is intended for new and urgent health problems after 7 p.m. or during weekends or holidays. 

During the day you can consult the "sitting"  doctor on call at the ASZ Wetteren campus.

You can also go (Friday 7:00 p.m. to Monday 7:00 a.m.) to the Ghent Guard Service, which is a large guard post with the Scheldekracht region:

On-call service for general practitioners at the AZ Sint-Lucas campus in Ghent, Groenebriel 1, Ghent. Phone 1733
On-call service for general practitioners at the UZ Ghent campus: C. Heymanslaan 10, 9000 Ghent. Phone 1733
In general, waiting times in Wetteren, at the ASZ campus, are shorter than in Ghent.

At night there is only a mobile doctor on call, where you can request a home visit.

The three childcare services mentioned above are closed from Monday 07.00 to Friday 19.00. During the week, please call the doctor on call during the week:

2. Doctor on call  (nights during the week, monday to thursday) (and during the day monday-friday in case of exceptional need)

For all municipalities, the national number of the general practitioner on-call service is 1733.

At this number, you will be put in contact with the doctor on duty in your municipality. If it is not immediately available in your municipality, you can always go to a doctor's office or hospital in another municipality or call 112 for an ambulance.

In Wetteren (9230), the weekly permanence is organized in collaboration with the municipalities of Wetteren and Wichelen (from Monday morning 8 a.m. to Friday evening 7 p.m.). 

Apotheek (drug store) on call

You can find the pharmacy on http://www.apotheek.be (enter your postal code and your street).

or call 0903 99 000

Dentist on call

Call 0903 399 69

Suicide prevention calls

National number 1813 (free calls, 24/7)

National poison center

070 245 245 (free calls, 24/7)