EMS systems in Malta

Resuscitation. 2008 Feb;76(2):165-7. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2007.07.029. Epub 2007 Sep 5.


This article describes how emergency medicine, a new and growing speciality in Malta, has developed and the way emergency care, including pre-hospital care, is delivered in a small island state. The training programme for Emergency Medicine Specialists is highlighted. The author also comments on the future development of emergency care in Malta.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Emergency Medical Services / organization & administration*
  • Emergency Medicine / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Malta
  • Middle Aged