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Hereford County Hospital helipad is now open

Hereford County Hospital has opened its new, larger helipad thanks to the support of the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads.

HAMPSHIRE AND ISLE OF WIGHT AIR AMBULANCE SUPPORTS MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF CRITICAL CARE TEAMS DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

With the current Coronavirus pandemic predicted to have a long-lasting impact upon health and care workers across the globe, the measures that Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance put in place a year ago to support the mental health and wellbeing of their Critical Care Teams are as important as ever.

The Countess of Wessex Joins Thames Valley Air Ambulance Crew Video Call to Thank Them for NHS Redeployment

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex joined a Thames Valley Air Ambulance weekly scheduled crew video call (21/04/20) to pass on her thanks to the charity’s paramedics and doctors for redeploying in support their NHS frontline colleagues during the pandemic, and shared that she would be clapping for the air ambulance service crew members alongside NHS and other frontline workers at 8:00pm on Thursday evening. 
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Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance collaborate with the HM Coastguard of the Maritime Coastguard Agency to support critically ill patients on the Isle of Wight

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) are collaborating with HM Coastguard, the search and rescue arm of the Maritime Coastguard Agency, in order to safely transfer time critical patients with an unknown Coronavirus status from the Isle of Wight to hospitals on the mainland.

Physician Response Unit expansion supports London’s Covid19 response

Expert teams of emergency medics are taking the Emergency Department to the patient in rapid response cars across North East London, forming a vital part of the capital’s Covid19 response.
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AIR AMBULANCE KENT SURREY SUSSEX ENHANCES PARTNERSHIPS AND JOINS REGIONAL COVID-19 RESPONSE

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) has announced that it will be extending its role at the frontline of the response to the coronavirus pandemic.