East Anglian Air Ambulance Norwich base rated outstanding by CQC

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following a recent inspection at its Norwich base. The state-of-the-art base, located at Norwich Airport, covers emergencies in Norfolk,…

EHAAT CEO JANE GURNEY RECEIVES HONORARY DEGREE FROM UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX

A special moment in the CEO of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Jane Gurney’s career took place today (Wednesday 27th July), when she received an honorary degree from the University of Essex. In recognition of her dedication to expand…

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance encourages people to plan ahead to help save lives together

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance (DSAA) is working alongside the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASfT) and their air ambulance colleagues in the region, to promote a campaign called ‘Saving Lives Together’. Latest…

Emergency Services Show 2022

Air Ambulances UK is really looking forward to attending the Emergency Services Show on 21st and 22nd September. The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s award-winning annual showcase of the blue light sector. Featuring 450+ exhibitors,…

Air Ambulances UK reassures Supporters, Members and Partners

  In light of the recently launched Charity Commission inquiry into the Air Ambulance Foundation UK (1155345). Air Ambulances UK wants to reassure supporters, members, and partners that they are in no way affiliated with the Air…

Local air ambulance crew making a difference in Ukraine

A group of volunteers from the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity’s (GWAAC) Critical Care Team have recently returned from a different kind of mission — in Ukraine. On Sunday 26 June 2022, GWAAC’s Critical Care Doctors, James Tooley,…

Magpas Air Ambulance volunteer, David Walston from Thriplow, won Volunteer of the Year in the Chartered Institute of Fundraising East Anglia Awards!

David has dedicated vast amounts his free time to teaching the communities of Cambridgeshire lifesaving CPR, following his own cardiac arrest in 2019. This year David’s already taught hundreds of people across the county CPR and how to…

Support Air Ambulances UK and vote for us in the MFVC poll this July

Air Ambulances UK are taking part in a charity poll this July to be in with a chance of winning 20% of the brand’s profits. We are in competition with 3 other incredible charities, and we need our supporters help.  You can vote for…

AAUK successfully lobby the government for inclusion of air ambulance emergency first responders in the allocation of Platinum Jubilee Medals

AAUK are delighted to have successfully lobbied the government for inclusion of air ambulance emergency first responders in the allocation of Platinum Jubilee Medals. Simmy Akhtar, AAUK CEO said: “We would like to thank all MPs and…

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance announces Charles Hackett as new CEO

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance has announced the appointment of Charles Hackett as their new Chief Executive Officer, following the retirement of Bill Sivewright. Charles joins the life-saving charity this week, with a wealth of experience…