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Danish ambulance contracts to be renewed

Annual expenditures for ambulance services in Denmark amount to approximately 1.9 billion DKK

Over the next years, current ambulance services contracts are due for renewal and public tendering in all Danish regions. 

Efficient ambulance services play an increasingly vital role in Denmarks healthcare system. In 2018, around 700.000 ambulance and hospitalized transports were carried out across all five regions. 

the five danish regions

Ambulance services in the regions

prehospital services in Denmark

About Danish emergency medical services

Emergency medical services in Denmark provide highly specialized prehospital care and is increasingly integrated with other healthcare services.

In 2017 there were:

  • 1.7 million acute cases in Danish hospitals
  • More than 3 million calls to regional medical helplines
  • Over 700,000 ambulance and hospitalized transports - more than 9 out of 10 ambulances arrive within 15 minutes.
Ambulanceredder holder døren til ambulancen åben

Photo: RH Akutberedskab