Restart a Heart Day – Learn to be a Lifesaver

The current survival rate of out of hospital cardiac arrests in the UK is 7-8%. At Magpas Air Ambulance, they believe Hearts Matter and they want to change this – with your help!

Restart A Heart Day 2020

More than 30,000 people go into cardiac arrests outside of hospital in the UK every year. The chances of surviving a cardiac arrest drop 10 per cent a minute if CPR is not started, and survival rates are currently less than one in 10 people in this country. Last year, more than 200,000 children and young people across the country learnt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on Restart a Heart Day.

Royal Honour For SCAA Chairman

Everyone at Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) is thrilled to learn that chairman John Bullough has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours. John, who was one of the founding trustees that showed the vision, passion and commitment to launch Scotland's first and only charity-funded air ambulance service, has been given the honour in recognition of "Services to Emergency Healthcare in Scotland and to the community of Perth".

AIR AMBULANCE KENT SURREY SUSSEX WINS CHARITY OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) has won Charity Times’ Charity of the Year Award (income over £10 million) – a prestigious award open to national and regional charities and not-for-profit organisations from across the UK that have consistently delivered an outstanding service to their beneficiaries, been clear in their goals and strategy, and demonstrated excellence all round, especially in the past year.

£600,000 helipad operational at Hull Royal Infirmary

Cornwall Air Ambulance is set to feature in a new TV series to showcase its lifesaving work. The 10-part documentary for Discovery will follow the charity’s critical care paramedics, doctors and pilots as they attend emergencies across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Lifesaving work of Cornwall Air Ambulance to feature in new TV series

Cornwall Air Ambulance is set to feature in a new TV series to showcase its lifesaving work. The 10-part documentary for Discovery will follow the charity’s critical care paramedics, doctors and pilots as they attend emergencies across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Air Ambulance Week 2020 takes-off across the UK!

Air ambulance charities right across the UK are this week celebrating Air Ambulance Week with a powerful awareness campaign called ‘Because Every Second Counts’, launched by Air Ambulances UK

The countdown to the take-off of Air Ambulance Week has begun!

It is just 7 days to go until Air Ambulance Week 2020 takes off across the UK celebrating the lifesaving work of the UK’s 21 air ambulance charities from 7th to 13th September.

Air Ambulances UK join forces with The Virtual Pub Quiz

Air Ambulances UK has teamed up with The Virtual Pub Quiz – the lockdown phenomenon that is bringing together 180,000+ keen quizzers each week.