The organization and practice of ambulance care in the Netherlands and other European countries is of interest of Ambulancezorg Nederland (AZN). AZN is the national sector organization for ambulance care in The Netherlands, and initiated and funded this investigation among ambulance care services in Europe.
AZN likes to thank all persons who participated in this research. Participants held different positions and had various backgrounds. The total number of respondents was limited. In most countries only one person participated. In this respect, the results give a general impression of the organization of ambulance care in the European countries.
AZN aims to build an international network with stakeholders in ambulance care. According to AZN international discussion about ambulance care adds value to the development of professionalism of ambulance care.The investigation was a repetition of a previous study in 2010. AZN has received several/ multiple request for the report. AZN welcomes all comments to this report.