Crew Archives - Page 2 of 3 - Great Western Air Ambulance Charity
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 […]
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 […]
March 1, 2021

Meet GWAAC’s New Pilot

Meet GWAAC’s New Pilot Alan We’re delighted to welcome experienced pilot, Alan, onto our team! All of our pilots are specialist HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) […]
February 16, 2021

Welcome back Cosmo and Andrew

Cosmo and Andrew return to GWAAC! We are pleased to have recently appointed two new Critical Care Doctors who you may remember from a few years […]
December 30, 2020

GWAAC’s Critical Care Doctor awarded MBE in New Year Honours 2021!

We’re delighted to announce that one of GWAAC’s founders and Critical Care Doctors, Dr Phil Cowburn has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year […]
December 11, 2020

Meet Great Western Air Ambulance Charity’s new trainee Critical Care Doctor – Jamie

We’re excited to introduce to you our new Trainee Critical Care Doctor Jamie! Read on to learn more about Jamie’s previous experience and why he wanted […]
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 […]