Patient Stories Archives - Great Western Air Ambulance Charity
October 11, 2018

Jerry’s Story

The 16th June 2017 started like any other day for Jerry Phelps. When he left the office at the end of the day to head to […]
July 20, 2018

10-year-old Jamie becomes paramedic for the day with GWAAC crew

“I want to thank everyone for making my wish come true” said 10-year-old Jamie, after he got the opportunity to be a Paramedic for the day […]
July 10, 2018

Saving the life of Dylan

When young Dylan suffered a seizure at home, his mother Tanya thought she had lost him, ‘’Dylan went from fitting to limp and blue as well […]
December 18, 2017

Idyllic holiday nearly ends in tragedy for family in Gloucestershire

The 1st of June started like many others for the Joyner family, little did they realise their 3 year old son would be left fighting for […]
December 15, 2017

First day at work ends in hospital trip for Bath man

Alister Sayer was at his first day of work in Bath when he popped to the supermarket to get some lunch. As he walked through a […]
July 24, 2017

Trevor Hing’s story

For Trevor Hing it was just a normal trip to the shops, something he had done countless times before. However this day he ended up needing help […]
April 27, 2017

"I was back on my feet within a couple of weeks, thanks to the GWAAC team"

When David Heap suffered chest pains and breathlessness he recognised the signs of a cardiac arrest and knew that he was in a serious situation. David […]
April 20, 2017

Two year old Aurora-Mae meets the team who saved her life

Little Aurora-Mae was happily watching her favourite television programme with her dad, when in an instant she suffered a life-threatening seizure. If the two-year-old was to […]
February 1, 2017

"It was the skill of these people that kept me alive."

Bill Creamer doesn’t remember much about the day that he went from working in a shop to being airlifted to hospital in a critical condition. What […]