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Table 1 Overview of retrieved NHHAPs and key informant interviews

From: Governing heatwaves in Europe: comparing health policy and practices to better understand roles, responsibilities and collaboration

Country NHHAP (title translated) Key informant interviews
Respondents Format Date
Austria Heat protection plan [36]    
Belgium Federal plan for heat and ozone peaks [37] 1. Public health agency 1
2. Cross-government agency
3. Public health agency 2
4. Public health agency 3
5. Meteorological agency
6. Care provider
7. NGO
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
18/07/2019
10/07/2019
10/07/2019
10/07/2019
10/07/2019
22/10/2019
22/10/2019
Finland Health care cold and heat guide. Model for use by regional actors 2011–2012 [38]    
France National heatwave plan [39] 8. Care provider 1
9. Social institution
10. Public health agency 1
11. Care provider 2
12. Meteorological agency
13. Public health agency 2
14. Local authority
15. NGO
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Phone
Email
17/06/2019
17/06/2019
19/06/2019
18/06/2019
19/06/2019
18/06/2019
02/07/2019
20/08/2019
Germany 1. Climate change and health—information on health effects of summer heat and heatwaves, and tips for preventive health protection [40]
2. Recommendations for action—heat action plans to protect human health [41]
16. Social institution
17. Care provider
18. National agency
19. Ministry
20. Emergency services
21. Meteorological agency
22. Public health agency
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Email
07/08/2019
07/08/2019
05/08/2019
24/07/2019
08/08/2019
19/07/2019
03/09/2019
Italy National prevention plan for the effects of heat on health [42]    
Lithuania Order on national public health and heat prevention [43]    
Luxembourg Action plan in case of great heat [44]    
North Macedonia Heat-health action plan. To prevent the consequences of heatwaves on the health of the population in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia [45] 23. Meteorological agency
24. Public health agency 1
25. Public health agency 2
26. NGO
27. Ministry
28. Crisis agency
29. Emergency services
30. Local authority
Email
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Skype
Email
Phone
Phone
04/09/2019
20/08/2019
20/08/2019
20/08/2019
10/09/2019
03/09/2019
17/09/2019
24/09/2019
Netherlands National heat plan [46] 31. Public health agency
32. Ministry
33. NGO
34. Meteorological agency
35. National agency
36. Local agency
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
23/07/2019
13/08/2019
19/07/2019
02/09/2019
17/07/2019
16/08/2019
Portugal Contingency plan for extreme adverse temperatures—heat module [47] 37. National agency
38. Regional authority
39. Care provider
40. Ministry
41. Meteorological agency
42. Local agency 1
43. Local agency 2
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
07/08/2019
05/08/2019
07/08/2019
05/08/2019
07/08/2019
08/08/2019
08/08/2019
Spain National plan for preventive actions for the effects of excess temperatures on health [48] 44. Care provider
45. Meteorological agency
46. Regional authority
47. Ministry 1
48. Local authority
49. Ministry 2
50. Local agency
51. Social institution
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Email
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
28/06/2019
25/06/2019
26/06/2019
28/06/2019
22/07/2019
27/06/2019
27/06/2019
27/06/2019
Sweden Managing health effects of heatwaves—guidance to action plans [49]    
Switzerland Epidemiology and public health—heatwave measures toolbox [50] 52. Public health agency
53. Meteorological agency
54. Regional authority 1
55. Care provider 1
56. Ministry
57. Regional authority 2
58. Care provider 2
Skype
Phone
Skype
Phone
Email
Phone
Email
04/09/2019
04/09/2019
17/09/2019
19/09/2019
02/10/2019
09/10/2019
15/10/2019
UK Heatwave plan for England—protecting health and reducing harm from severe heat and heatwaves [51] 59. Local agency
60. NGO
61. Meteorological agency
62. Public health agency 1
63. Community group
64. Public health agency 2
65. Emergency services
66. Public health agency 3
67. Public health agency 3
68. Public health agency 3
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Face to face
Phone
Face to face
01/07/2019
29/07/2019
29/07/2019
29/07/2019
30/07/2019
03/07/2019
29/07/2019
29/07/2019
29/07/2019
29/07/2019