Article 12 Ambulance - Medical

UEFA Medical Regulations

Content Type
Technical Regulations
Category
Specific Regulations
Subject
Medical
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
1 July 2022
12.01

One fully equipped ALS ambulance, staffed by at least one paramedic and a driver, must be present for the sole use of the players, team officials, referee team and match officers:

  1. on matchday at the stadium/hall in all UEFA competitions;

  2. for matchday -1 training sessions in the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Women’s Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, UEFA European Football Championship, UEFA European Women’s Championship, UEFA Nations League, UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Youth League, and the final rounds of all UEFA competitions.

12.02

The ambulance must contain a fully equipped emergency medical bag containing a portable oxygen cylinder and an AED defibrillator and be positioned in an area that best permits quick egress from the pitch area and/or dressing rooms for emergency medical evacuation. It must be in position:

  1. 1.5 hours before the match starts until 1 hour after the end of the match;

  2. 0.5 hours before the first matchday -1 training session until 0.5 hours after the end of the last training session.

12.03

The host club/association must confirm the location of the ambulance to the team doctors on their arrival at the stadium/hall.

12.04

For matchday -1 training sessions in competitions other than those listed in Paragraph 12.01, the host club/association must ensure that an ALS ambulance, staffed by at least one paramedic and a driver, is available at a suitable location to permit emergency medical evacuation from the venue without delay.

12.05

For all other training sessions held in connection with a UEFA match or tournament, the host club/association should ensure that an ALS ambulance, staffed by at least one paramedic and a driver, is available at a suitable location to permit emergency medical evacuation from the venue without delay.

12.06

Where ambulances are required at the stadium/hall, private ambulances should be used when public ones cannot be guaranteed, in order to secure the presence of the ambulance for the required duration.