Press release -
Falck is now the largest ambulance operator in Stockholm
With a new contract Falck Ambulance Sweden operates three out of five districts in Stockholm
Since 1 February 2019, more than half of the ambulances in Stockholm have been operated by Falck, as Falck has recently won a third out of Stockholm’s five ambulance districts. Falck was already operating two out of five districts in Stockholm, so that has now changed to three out of five districts.
“We are looking forward to ensuring smooth and professional ambulance services to the people of Central-South district in Stockholm. We have a very close collaboration with the Stockholm County Council and are proud to have been entrusted a further district of the city,” says Uno Lundberg, Chief Executive of Falck Ambulance Sweden.
The contract is won in open competition against both national and international competitors.
Falck Ambulance Sweden has delivered ambulance services to Stockholm since 1995. With the new contract, Falck will operate a total of 36 ambulances in Stockholm and around 85.000 patients every year. Falck will operate the districts of South-East, South-West and Central-South.
Falck employs around 250 specialist nurses and paramedics and in Stockholm and expects to increase that number as the new contract starts.
“Our skilled and dedicated people are absolutely key to of our ambulance services. We are still recruiting for the new district and over 100 new nurses will work with this contract,” Uno Lundberg says.
Falck Ambulance Sweden also operates in the Swedish regions of Östergötland, Västerbotten and Gotland.
Falck is a leading international provider of ambulance and healthcare services. For more than a century, Falck has worked with local and national governments to prevent accidents, diseases and emergency situations, to rescue and assist people in emergencies quickly and competently and to rehabilitate people after illness or injury.
Falck operates in 31 countries and has more than 32,000 employees.