Penny, Author at Great Western Air Ambulance Charity
January 25, 2021

GWAAC had high volume of call-outs in 2020 despite lockdowns

Our Critical Care Team were called to around five patients a day on average across 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing national lockdowns and restrictions throughout […]
January 15, 2021

New Head of Operations to join Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) has appointed a Head of Operations to enhance leadership at the charity in light of the growing and more complex […]
December 3, 2020
Avonmouth incident

Great Western Air Ambulance crew responds to major Avonmouth incident

A crew of expert clinicians from Great Western Air Ambulance Charity responded to the major Avonmouth incident on Thursday. Our Lead Doctor, Ed Valentine, and a […]
December 3, 2020

New bespoke COVID-19 counselling service for GWAAC’s crew

In response to the pressures of COVID-19, GWAAC have introduced a new bespoke counselling service for our crew who have been working on the frontline during […]
December 1, 2020

People in our region state ‘emergency services’ as one of their most important causes

We recently carried out a survey which showed that 6 in 10 people within our region consider ‘providing emergency services in the UK’ as one of […]
November 27, 2020

GWAAC receive heartwarming donation for vital lifesaving equipment

The County Air Ambulance HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country that funds NHS hospital helipads, has generously funded £22,000 for five new critical blood-warming […]
November 27, 2020

GWAAC Doctors and Paramedics assist with award-winning transfer service

A new critical care transfer service, Retrieve, has been recognised in the NHS Parliamentary Awards 2020, winning the Regional Award for Excellence in Urgent and Emergency […]
October 28, 2020

Vicky’s Story

“It’s amazing how quickly circumstances change” – Vicky’s Story, 22nd August 2019 When organisers of the annual Mellow in the Meadow festival in South Gloucestershire decided […]
August 7, 2020
Avonmouth incident

GWAAC unveil new critical care car

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) unveiled a new critical care car this week, which will allow them to reach more critically ill patients across the […]