COVID-19 emergency in France, the Haute Autorité de santé ( HAS ) guidelines for SAMU rescuers

In France, as in Italy, COVID-19 has meant a surge in rescue operations and ambulance transport missions. Haute Autorité de santé (HAS), a counterpart in part of our Istituto Superiore di Sanità, has issued guidelines for rescuers and health workers in the SAMU network. The aim is explicit, to improve the quality and safety of and in care.

COVID-19, HAS guidelines for SAMU health workers and rescuers

“In recent years – they write in the presentation phase – the volume of activity of the UAS (an acronym for Structure des urgences pédiatriques, Pediatric Emergency Structures) has increased significantly.

To respond to the challenge of improving the quality and safety of this critical activity, and on the recommendation of the Ministry of Solidarity and Health, the HAS (Haute Autorité de santé) has developed a guide with professionals (the SAMU network is in France only for rescue or Emergency Emergency professionals, ed) to help them structure their approach in this area.

COVID-19 Emergency, a generic mapping of SAMU processes:

COVID-19, a methodological guide for the quality of SAMU care:


HAS for SAMU, a synthetic guide for interventions during the COVID-19 emergency:


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Haute Autorité de Santé official website

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