Patient Stories Archives - Great Western Air Ambulance Charity
February 14, 2020

Former patient marks anniversary of day GWAAC saved his life by giving £1,000

Former patient, Robin Jaques, was involved in a high speed cycling accident in the Forest of Dean on Valentine’s Day 2019. Breaking four of his ribs […]
February 5, 2020
From crash to recovery - Martin’s story

From crash to recovery – Martin’s story

Hi, I’m Becky and I’m one of the PR and Digital Communications Coordinators at Great Western Air Ambulance Charity. I have been working at GWAAC for […]
January 27, 2020
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Saving Oliver Berry’s life

The importance of giving blood and the impact it can have on saving someone’s life is clear in Oliver Berry’s story. Great Western Air Ambulance Charity […]
December 6, 2019

Lea’s Story

Lea had been a Lift Engineer for 28 years, and so when he was called to a maintenance job in a Bristol City Centre office in […]
December 4, 2019

Join Robin on our #ChristmasMission

On Valentine’s Day this year, Great Western Air Ambulance Charity was called out to Robin after he had a high speed cycling incident that left him […]
September 12, 2019

Michelle’s Story

Every mother’s worst nightmare became a reality for Sarah Child when she received a call informing her that her daughter, Michelle, 21, had fallen off her […]
September 3, 2019
Sallyanne meets critical care team

Former patient holds charity ball in aid of GWAAC!

Here at GWAAC, we are always pleased to hear from the people that we have attended. What’s more, many of our patients – like Sallyanne Haigh […]
August 27, 2019

Maria’s Story

April 25, 2019

Pat’s Story

Suffering a brain haemorrhage at the wheel is an unthinkable nightmare in any situation, but for Pat, this happened on a busy afternoon whilst driving home […]