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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
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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 […]
August 3, 2020

Jasmine’s journey – Patient Story

Parents Niky and Ryan’s lives were turned upside down on the morning of 31st October 2019, as any parents’ worst nightmare became a reality. Their four-year-old […]
July 16, 2020

Challenges of working on the frontline during COVID-19

The last few months have been exceptionally challenging as many of us have had to navigate through uncertain and unprecedented times. We spoke to Specialist Paramedic […]
July 9, 2020

Community Blog: Voice of our Volunteers

This week’s blog update comes from our special ‘guest-writer’ Julia – one of our wonderful ‘Ground Crew’, or Volunteers as you know them! Julia is our […]