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Research by Air Ambulance Charity Kent Surrey Sussex shows critical role of helicopter emergency medical service in the Covid-19 response

Research by Air Ambulance Charity Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) and the University of Surrey demonstrates the critical role of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) and South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) played at the frontline of the COVID-19 response.

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity called to more children and teenagers in 2021 than ever before

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) has announced that 2021 was its second busiest year on record. The Critical Care Team received a total of 1,964 call-outs to incidents across the region which includes Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, and parts of Wiltshire.

EAAA’s first female doctor retires after 14 impactful years in the air

Dr Pam Chrispin is retiring from East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) after 14 years with the life-saving charity and an incredible forty-year-medical-career.

New defibrillator for Kingsbridge installed at Devon Air Ambulance Shop

Devon Air Ambulance has installed a potentially life-saving defibrillator outside the Kingsbridge charity shop in a bid to help save lives.

Reliance on Scotland’s Air Ambulance Charity soars in high demand year

Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) has recorded its busiest ever year as the country emerged from lockdown with an increased demand for the life-saving service. 


Air ambulance charity crews across the UK now have somewhere even more comfortable to relax between their lifesaving missions to people in desperate need of their advanced pre-hospital care thanks to a series of airbase sofa donations by La-Z-Boy UK.

“I am so thankful to Essex and Herts Air Ambulance for saving my husband’s life”

Andrew Bord was taking a shower when he blacked out and fell as a result of, or leading to, a seizure; nobody knows which. But, Andy was left fighting for his life. Only thanks to the rapid response of Essex and Herts Air Ambulance delivering advanced lifesaving pre-hospital care to Andy in his home, before airlifting him to hospital, is he here today by the side of his wife Emma and their three young children.


 David Welch, CEO of Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS), has won the Charity Times Charity Leader of the Year Award 2021 – a prestigious national award which celebrates excellence amongst charities and not for profit organisations from across the UK and honours the outstanding professionals in charity management.

Chris’ survival story thanks to East Anglian Air Ambulance; “I know how close I came to dying”

"I know how close I came to dying and I’m just so, so glad that I didn’t and so grateful to the East Anglian Air Ambulance that they were there to save my life". We are sharing inspiring stories of survival during Air Ambulance Week. Read on for Chris' amazing survival story following a cycling collision.

A gift in your Will could help to fund air ambulance charity lifesaving missions

During Air Ambulance Week we are also supporting Remember a Charity Week, which reminds us all why leaving a gift in your Will is the best gift of all. A gift in your Will could help to fund air ambulance charity lifesaving missions to people like four-year-old Cillian.