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Vitreo-Retinal Surgery

Dr. C. Claes

Secretariat: Mrs Rita Denie/Mrs Martine Haesen


Tel. +32 3 443 31 72
Fax +32 3 443 45 80
e-mail: oogkliniek@gza. be

Concerning: Estimated hospitalisation costs (not binding)


at Sint-Augustinus (Wilrijk, Belgium)
for patients not covered by official Belgian health insurance

Residents of a country member of the EU:


Required document: form E 112 (valid for one month) stipulating the admission date.
The hospitalisation costs include: hospitalisation, surgery, anaesthesia and laboratory tests.
This amount has to be paid in advance by bank transfer. Please bring with you the proof of payment.
525 (ward)

1500 (double room)

2100 (private room)

If surgery on both eyes is required, the following amounts are requested:


700 (ward)

1800 (double room)

2500 (private room)

Residents of a country outside the EU +Residents of a country member of the EU without form E
112:
The hospitalisation costs include: hospitalisation, surgery, anaesthesia and laboratory tests.
This amount has to be paid in advance by bank transfer. Please bring with you the proof of payment.
3700 (ward)

4500 (double room)

6500 (private room)

If surgery on both eyes is required, the following amounts are requested:


5000 (ward)

6000 (double room)

8500 (private room)

The costs for consultation before and/or after the surgery have to be paid separately (+/- 55 per
consultation).
In case of a longer stay in the hospital, an extra amount for hospitalisation will be charged ( 400 per night).
Important: In case an air tamponade has been injected, it is forbidden to fly back home in the same week.
Therefore we recommend to compare the price of an open-ended ticket (in which you return at any point
within a specified length of time) with the price of a ticket bearing a stated return date.
Bank details :
Beneficiary
Name of the bank
Address of the bank
Zip Code
Location
BIC Code
IBAN number
Account number
Mentioning

Sint-Augustinus Hospital
KBC Wilrijk
Rucaplein 492
2610
Wilrijk, Belgium
KREDBEBB
BE82403402433168
403-4024331-68
Name of patient + admission date

Important !
The proposed dates for consultation, hospitalisation and/or surgery have to be confirmed by returning mail or
fax. Please provide us with the missing information as soon as possible.
As long as we dont receive this information from you, we will not be able to make the necessary hospital and
surgery arrangements. Thank you for your understanding.
Child + one parent
One accompanying parent is allowed to stay over together with the child (< 16 years old) at the rate of a
ward room.
Patient + accompanying person
An accompanying person is allowed to stay over in the hospital at the rate of a private room.
This option can only be offered pending the availability of private rooms.
Arrival at the AZ Sint-Augustinus Hospital
The main entrance of the hospital is located at the Oosterveldlaan 24 in Wilrijk. You can enter the hospital on
whatever time is most convenient for you, depending on your travel schedule.
However, if possible at all, we would advice you to enter before 6 p.m. because of administrative reasons.
Please address to the reception desk in the main hall.
Between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., the main entrance is closed and you can use the entrance through the
Spoorweglaan (emergency department).
Transportation from and to Brussels Airport
The distance between Brussels airport and our hospital is approximately 50 kilometres and takes about 45
minutes, depending on the traffic.

By shuttle service

Antwerp Express
Every hour, a direct coach service departs from Brussels Airport to the city centre of Antwerp. This coach
service is operated every day, except on 25 December and 1 January. The coaches leave from the back of
platform B at the bus station (level 0).
The stop De Keyserlei (near the central station) is always served, the stop Crowne Plaza is only served on
request.
On weekdays and Saturdays:
On Sundays:
first departure: 5:00 a.m.
first departure: 7:00 a.m.
last departure: 12 midnight
last departure: 12 midnight
Travel time: 45 minutes
Tickets: available from the driver
Fare: 10,00 for adults; 5,00 for children (> 2 years)
Operator: De Decker - Van Riet
Tel. +32 52 33 40 00
Email: ddvr@decker-vanriet.com

Brussels Airport Express


Every hour, a direct coach service departs from Antwerp to Brussels Airport. This coach service runs every
day, except on 25 December and 1 January.
Stop De Keyserlei (near Central Station)
On weekdays and Saturdays:
first departure: 4:00 a.m.
last departure: 11:00 p.m.
Travel time: 45 minutes

On Sundays:
first departure: 6:00 a.m.
last departure: 11.00 p.m.

Stop Crowne Plaza


On weekdays and Saturdays:
On Sundays:
first departure: 4:10 a.m.
first departure: 6.10 a.m.
last departure: 11:10 p.m.
last departure: 11:10 p.m.
Travel time: 45 minutes
Tickets: available from the driver
Fare: 8,00 for adults; 5,00 for children
Operator: De Decker - Van Riet
Tel. +32 52 33 40 00
Email: ddvr@decker-vanriet.com

By taxi

Taxis with a taximeter are permanently available in front of the arrivals hall.
Please be advised to avoid unlicensed taxis !!!!
For your convenience, we list some companies with fixed fares.
Antwerp-Tax
Karel Oomsstraat 14
2018 Antwerp, Belgium
Tel. +32 3 238 38 38
Fax +32 3 248 06 59
Email: info@antwerp-tax.be
www.antwerp-tax.be
Taxi fare Brussels Airport Antwerp: 72
Visa, American Express, Diners Club International and Eurocard are also accepted
GM Service (Gino Moens)
Energielaan 20
2950 Kapellen
Tel. +32 3 666 68 38
e-mail: info@gm-service.be
www.gm-service.be
Taxi fare Brussels Airport - Antwerp: 55
Please mention Dr. Claes Sint-Augustinus Hospital

By train

The airport train station is located below the terminal (basement level -1).
Information on the schedules of all Belgian and international train services can be found on the Belgian
Railways website.
Enter Brussels Airport as departure station and Antwerpen-Centraal as destination.
www.b-rail.be/main/index.html

Recommended hotels/guest house

If you are planning to reserve a room in one of the recommended hotels, please mention that you are a
patient of the vitreoretinal department of the Sint-Augustinus Hospital. Only then, it will be possible to claim
the reduced hotel fares.

Ibis Styles Antwerpen City Center Hotel***


Koningin Astridplein 43
2018 Antwerp, Belgium
Tel. +32 3 609 44 44
Fax +32 3 609 44 99
e-mail: H8023@accor.com
www.ibisstyles-antwerpen.com

Century Hotel***
Pelikaanstraat 20-22
2018 Antwerp, Belgium
Tel. +32 3 232 58 70
Fax +32 3 222 90 85
e-mail: century@demahotels.be
www.hotel-century-antwerpen.com
Mercure Antwerpen Centrum Opera****
Molenbergstraat 9-11
2000 Antwerp, Belgium
Tel. +32 3 232 76 75
Fax +32 3 233 73 28
e-mail: H8094@accor.com
www.mercure-antwerpen-centrum-opera.com

Bed & Breakfast


Mrs C. Haverbeke-Riems
P. De Conincklaan 59
2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
Tel. +32 3 827 58 45
Cell phone +32 476 83 09 23
e-mail: colette.haverbeke@telenet.be

Middelheim Guest House


Mr Armand Schmidt
Prins Boudewijnlaan 139
2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
Tel. + 32 3 440 18 34
Fax + 32 3 448 04 42
Mobile +32 476 30 31 07
e-mail jetro@online.be
www.middelheim-guesthouse.be