Tag Archive for: saving lives

Riders of Charity to support Air Ambulances UK

We are delighted to announce Riders of Charity will be supporting Air Ambulances UK throughout 2022.

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. 

East Anglian Air Ambulance reveals July was busiest month in over four years

East Anglian Air Ambulance has revealed that July was the charity’s busiest month on record in over four years - and its busiest ever July. Following an urgent fundraising appeal made by EAAA in May, the air ambulance charity, which covers Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, is now able to carry packed red blood cells and freeze-dried plasma on every mission.

Air Ambulances UK supports what3words #knowexactlywhere campaign

Air Ambulances UK joins national week of action to help callers #KnowExactlyWhere in an emergency with what3words


Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) has won Charity Times’ Charity of the Year Award (income over £10 million) – a prestigious award open to national and regional charities and not-for-profit organisations from across the UK that have consistently delivered an outstanding service to their beneficiaries, been clear in their goals and strategy, and demonstrated excellence all round, especially in the past year.

£600,000 helipad operational at Hull Royal Infirmary

Cornwall Air Ambulance is set to feature in a new TV series to showcase its lifesaving work. The 10-part documentary for Discovery will follow the charity’s critical care paramedics, doctors and pilots as they attend emergencies across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.