Intermediate and long-term care wards Accident and Emergency (A&E)


Patients or accident victims who have an urgent medical problem or a life-threatening situation are offered first aid and treatment at the Accident and Emergency Department (A&E).

A&E treats a large range and variety of conditions. Children, adults and older people may receive help across several specialist medical areas.

There is a parking area on the same level as the A&E entrance, where those accompanying the patients may park for a brief time while their family member is receiving treatment.

What you need to bring:

When you come to A&E, please check in at the department's reception desk with the following documents:

  • your identity card
  • if required, a referral letter from your GP or specialist
  • if required, insurance certificates (e.g. for work-, sports- or school-related cases)


Maria Middelares General Hospital Level 0, Gate C005 There is no A&E Department in the Medical Centre of Ghent-Bruges.


You can contact A&E on +32 9 246 98 00.

You may contact the emergency department at any time.