Penny, Author at Great Western Air Ambulance Charity - Page 2 of 12
May 20, 2021

Head of Operations on joining GWAAC and how the future of our charity could look

The crew have just left for another job as we sit down to catch up with Nick Tindal, Head of Operations here at GWAAC and one […]
May 20, 2021

Support our COVID-19 Recovery Fund

“This last year has been tough on everyone, but it has been especially testing for the crew, who have worked tirelessly to save lives in your […]
May 6, 2021

How our crew prepare for real-life situations

Our crew train every day to ensure that their skills and confidence are the best they can be. They never know what they will be called […]
April 21, 2021

Busiest week on record for our crew

We saw a record number of call-outs last week (12 –18 April) with the crew responding to 52 incidents across the week. Our Critical Care Team […]
April 19, 2021

GWAAC celebrates five years of lifesaving blood transfusions

Five years on from when GWAAC’s crew first started carrying blood products, Medical Director Dr Ed Valentine, describes how being able to give emergency blood transfusions […]
March 31, 2021

Keeping our crew safe in the air – the importance of helmets in aviation

GWAAC’s Critical Care Team must wear a very specialist uniform to keep them safe whilst responding to people in need. Our patients need help fast. Often […]
March 26, 2021

New Trainee Specialist Paramedic talks about joining GWAAC during the pandemic

Our crew treated their first COVID-19 patient in February 2020. Whilst lockdown didn’t begin until the end of March, they were already battling the virus on […]
February 24, 2021

PYTCH Air – the plane making its journey along the motorway will be raising funds for GWAAC

It’s not every day that you see a jet plane travelling down the motorway and into central Bristol – and this one, in particular, is a […]
February 19, 2021

Seven-year-old Hattie raises over £10,000 for GWAAC

Bringing us some lockdown inspiration this month is seven-year-old Hattie from Berkeley, Gloucestershire. In between homeschooling, Hattie has taken on her own huge challenge, all in […]

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