International Women’s Day – Eimhear, Essex and Herts Air Ambulance

International Women’s Day is celebrated on the 8th March ever year. The theme for 2020 is #EachforEqual celebrating women’s achievement. We will be highlighting the incredible women in air ambulances across the UK and celebrating #FeminPhem. Eimhear Quinn from EHAAT talks about her experiences as a Critical Care Dr.

International Women’s Day – Julia, Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance

International Women’s Day is celebrated on the 8th March ever year. The theme for 2020 is #EachforEqual celebrating women’s achievement. We will be highlighting the incredible women in air ambulances across the UK and celebrating #FeminPhem. Julia Barnes from Scotland's Air Ambulance Charity details her journey to become a HEMS Paramedic.
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Air Ambulances UK announces new Chair to lead an exciting new era of support for the UK’s air ambulance charities

Air Ambulances UK has appointed Heather Benjamin as its new Chair to lead the organisation into an exciting new era representing and supporting the UK’s 21 air ambulance charities and wider air ambulance sector.

WILTSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE TARGETED BY A LASER WHILE FLYING

On the evening of Thursday 20 February 2020 Wiltshire Air Ambulance's Bell 429 helicopter was subjected to a laser attack resulting in an aborted landing.
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Devon Air Ambulance expands service to patients with two Critical Care Cars; Service purchases two Volvo XC90s

From 2 March, when poor weather or maintenance prevents Devon’s emergency aircraft from flying, two new Critical Care Cars mean our critical care teams can still provide specialist life-saving care by road. In the Autumn 2018 Budget, the…
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Works start on new Norwich base to allow air ambulance to fly 24/7

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) staff, patients, supporters and volunteers all mucked in with spades on Friday 24 January to mark the start of the building works for the eagerly anticipated 24/7 EAAA Norwich base. Once completed, the new home of EAAA will allow the charity to operate its life-saving helicopter 24 hours a day from Norwich Airport, becoming the first air ambulance in the East of England to fly 24/7.

Seven days, six night missions; Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance step up 24-hour service

Over the last 7 days and nights, the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance has operated its full 24-hour Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS), helping a number of patients in their greatest hour of need.

DocBike

DocBike aims to reduce the number of motorcycle deaths through engagement, injury prevention education and roadside critical care.

Unipart Logistics and Air Ambulances UK partnership is celebrated at Midlands Air Ambulance Charity Airbase

A partnership between Unipart Logistics and Air Ambulances UK has raised over £23,000 to help the nation’s 21 air ambulance charities save even more lives. The partnership came about as a result of a lifesaving mission to Unipart Logistics Chief Commercial Officer, Claire Walters, who was critically injured in a cycling accident in Cornwall in May. Claire was in collision with a car leaving her unconscious and critically injured with a collapsed lung, broken ribs, collarbone and vertebra, a dislocated knee and facial injuries.

DONATION LIGHTS UP EMERGENCY HELIPADS ACROSS LINCOLNSHIRE AND NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

With thanks to a generous donation from the HELP Appeal, new helipad lighting has recently been installed at three different landing sites frequently used by the life-saving crew at Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance.