New ‘Rapid Transfer Service’ by Devon Air Ambulance is already proving to be a success

Devon Air Ambulance is sometimes called to assist with Inter Hospital Transfers (IHT) but more recently, they have undertaken a new ‘Rapid Transfer Service’ for stroke patients. Strokes are the second most common cause of death worldwide. 85%…

More advanced medical provision for Peterborough

Photo captions (from left to right and attached): Look out for more Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicles in Peterborough   Advanced Paramedic Dan Read Peterborough’s local air ambulance charity, Magpas Air Ambulance,…

LNAA SPEAKS AT LONDON TRAUMA CONFERENCE

Erica Ley, Senior HEMS Paramedic at LNAA was invited to talk at the London Trauma Conference held earlier this month. Focussing on Advanced Paramedic Roles, Erica explained what each role delivers, the challenges facing paramedics and international…

Air ambulance paramedic one of only three nationally to gain qualification

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) Critical Care Paramedic (CCP) Neil Flowers has become a Consultant in Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is one of only three paramedics in the UK to…

This winter, your support will save lives

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity has launched an appeal to ensure they have the kit and equipment needed to save lives through winter. The festive season is traditionally a time to enjoy celebrating with loved ones, friends and family,…

AIR AMBULANCES UK LAUNCHES THE JUDE MORRIS INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT FUND

AAUK air ambulance charity members can now apply to AAUK’s Jude Morris Innovation and Development Fund for projects up to £10,000 that contribute to saving even more lives, improving patient outcomes and improving service provision through…

Devon Air Ambulance installs new defibrillator in Bovey Tracey

Residents of Bovey Tracey now benefit from an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) installed at the Bovey Tracey Riverside Community Centre. In 2021, Devon Air Ambulance crews attended 333 patients who were suffering a cardiac arrest and…

Saving lives and keeping families together this Christmas

Photo captions (from left to right and as attached): Magpas Air Ambulance Dr Chris Hook The Magpas Air Ambulance in flight Lifesaving charity Magpas Air Ambulance operates an air ambulance and three rapid response vehicles to…

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS FUNDRAISING SPECTACLE FOR LNAA

A North Lincolnshire home decked out with thousands of Christmas lights is set to shine bright this Christmas for Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance. Ross Carrick and his father, David have spent 17 years collecting the colourful decorations…

Air Ambulances begin trial transfusing ‘whole blood’ to potentially improve civilian and military trauma care

A new clinical trial begins tomorrow [Dec 15], with Air Ambulance crews carrying ‘whole blood’ instead of separate red blood cells and plasma for the treatment of severely injured patients at risk of bleeding to death. The SWIFT (1) trial…