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AIR AMBULANCE KENT SURREY SUSSEX CONTINUES TO DELIVER ITS LIFE-SAVING SERVICE DURING LOCKDOWN

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) is committed to remaining fully operational 24/7 and is standing shoulder to shoulder alongside NHS colleagues in the fight against COVID-19. Thanks to the rapid response from the team at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) and Medway NHS Foundation Trust, KSS has been able to secure vaccinations for its frontline team members. KSS is extremely grateful for this fantastic example of charity and NHS working in partnership in support of each other and our communities.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance assist in evacuating Covid-19 positive patients from the Isle of Wight to University Hospital Southampton

On Sunday 17 January, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) assisted in the transfer of a ventilated Covid-19 positive patient from St Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight, to University Hospital Southampton (UHS), to relieve pressure in the hospital’s heavily stretched Intensive Care Unit.

AIR AMBULANCE KENT SURREY SUSSEX DOCTOR DEVELOPS TECHNOLOGY ENABLING THE NHS TO RECRUIT 750,000 VOLUNTEER COVID RESPONDERS

In recognition of the significant contribution made by GoodSAM, Professor Mark Wilson and GoodSAM co-founder Ali Ghorbangholi both received an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020. On average, GoodSAM now deploys 10 checked volunteers every minute to support the NHS in its Covid-19 response.

GWAAC Critical Care Doctor Recgonised in the New Year Honours List

Critical Care Doctor, Phil Cowburn, from Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for his services to pre-hospital emergency care, most recently during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recognition for Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s Coronavirus response

Wiltshire Air Ambulance has won the Team of the Year award from The Business Exchange at their annual Reward ceremony.

GWAAC Introduces Bespoke COVID-19 Counselling Service for Crew

In response to the pressures of COVID-19, Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) have introduced a new bespoke counselling service for their crew who have been working on the frontline during the pandemic.
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Air Ambulance to resume patient transfers in support of Covid-19 response

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) is preparing to resume patient transfers between hospitals in a bid to support the NHS and frontline emergency services with the Covid-19 response.

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.