Welcome to the IAA

We are the Independent Ambulance Association (IAA), the first not-for-profit trade association for UK-based independent ambulance providers.

Our purpose

The IAA is committed to raising and maintaining high standards in the sector, as well as representing the views of our members to healthcare policymakers.

Our values

Everything we do is guided by our values, which are to be brave, decent and independent

Our members

We represent over 50 independent ambulance providers, from small and local to large and nationwide.

Our Members
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Recent News

IAA and TASC: working together

We were pleased to welcome Karl Demian (Chief Executive of The Ambulance Staff Charity, TASC to our recent Board meeting. Karl briefed Directors on the work of TASC and the [...]

CQC State of Care Report 2020-21

The Care Quality Commission has published their State of Care Report 2020-21, which covers the many challenges and consequences of the Covid pandemic. The impact on those working in the [...]


Trauma Care events

The Independent Ambulance Association is happy to support Trauma Care, a registered Charity who host CPD webinars and conferences for clinicians working in the out-of-Hospital setting. Trauma Care was founded in 1996 to address the [...]

Our Members abide by a Members Charter, a copy of which is available on request.

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IAA membership is important for all independent ambulance services registered by the Care Quality Commission.