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AIR AMBULANCE KENT SURREY SUSSEX RAISES OVER £1M THROUGH CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY APPEAL

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) today announces that it has raised more than £1m so far through its Coronavirus Emergency Appeal. This is just over a third of the total shortfall the charity was predicting due to the cancellation of major events and a decrease in fundraising income.

Lions Clubs’ £160k boost for local air ambulances

Air ambulances across the British Isles will receive vital equipment in the battle against COVID-19 – thanks to a generous grant of £160,000 from the Lions Clubs International Foundation.

Number of pre-hospital blood transfusions increases during COVID-19 pandemic

Marking World Blood Donor Day today, Sunday 14th June, London’s Air Ambulance Charity has joined leading medical organisations to raise awareness of the importance of blood donation, showing how donating blood can save a life in London.

EAAA welcomes new Medical Director, Dr Victor Inyang, during one of its most challenging times

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) is pleased to be welcoming a new Medical Director to its executive team.

WELLBEING APP 87% AND AIR AMBULANCES UK MARK MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK WITH NEW COLLABORATION TO SUPPORT AIR AMBULANCE CHARITIES

Air Ambulances UK is today welcoming a £6m COVID-19 emergency Government funding grant to support the lifesaving work of the UK’s air ambulance charities in the vital role they are playing in the frontline response to COVID-19, while also continuing lifesaving missions in the communities they serve across the UK.

Air Ambulances UK welcomes £6m in COVID-19 government funding to support air ambulance charities

Air Ambulances UK is today welcoming a £6m COVID-19 emergency Government funding grant to support the lifesaving work of the UK’s air ambulance charities in the vital role they are playing in the frontline response to COVID-19, while also continuing lifesaving missions in the communities they serve across the UK.

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance ready to treat and convey COVID-19 patients by air

Following new guidance, issued by Public Health England (PHE) a few days ago, Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance is now fully prepared and available to treat and convey patients by air, including those with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 illness.

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.