News Archives - Great Western Air Ambulance Charity
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 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 17, 2020

Community Blog: Support your air ambulance charity in 2021!

It’s around this time of year many community groups, local businesses and larger organisations start to consider who they might support in the New Year. If […]
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 […]
November 25, 2020

Local company Zuludiver produce new line of watch straps to support our time-critical service

We are excited to announce our latest partnership with watch-brand Zuludiver, who have developed and launched a new GWAAC branded watch strap. The Gloucester based company […]