Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis Assen (WZA) opened its doors in 1907 and it has about 280 beds and 1300 employees. At WZA we pride ourselves on our short lines of communication, our commitment to our patients, and our efficient, safe care. WZA works actively and closely with general practitioners and other care providers in the area. WZA sees about 200,000 patients a year at its outpatient clinic. This is in addition to 24,000 admissions, about 11,700 of which are one-day admissions.