Article 11 Ambulance - Medical

UEFA Medical Regulations

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Specific Regulations > Medical
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2020 > July
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Technical Regulations
11.01

One fully equipped ALS ambulance, staffed by at least one paramedic, 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 Europa League, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA European Football Championship, UEFA Nations League and UEFA European Under-21 Championship, when teams train at the same stadium as the matchday stadium.

11.02

The ambulance must contain a fully equipped emergency bag containing a portable oxygen cylinder (minimum 15l/min. for 20 minutes) 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.

11.03

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

11.04

For matchday -1 training sessions in competitions other than the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA European Football Championship, UEFA Nations League and UEFA European Under-21 Championship, the host club/association must ensure that an ALS ambulance, staffed by at least one paramedic, is available at a suitable location to permit emergency medical evacuation from the venue without delay.

11.05

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, is available at a suitable location to permit emergency medical evacuation from the venue without delay.

11.06

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.