Patient Stories Archives - Page 4 of 5 - Great Western Air Ambulance Charity
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 […]
January 25, 2017

“The team improved her chances of survival, and we cannot express our gratitude.”

Amelia Pile is a typical three year old, who loves running around and playing games. However after a serious knock to the head she was critically […]
September 30, 2016

"I am still here thanks to GWAAC."

June 20th started off as just a normal day for Ian. But it ended with him fighting for his life. Ian had gone to visit his […]
September 15, 2016

“Adam would not have survived the journey to hospital by road.”

It was a journey Adam had made countless times before on his moped, from his home in Radstock to his college not far away. However one […]
September 10, 2016

“We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for saving our baby boy."

When one-year-old Harry received a significant head injury his life was left hanging in the balance. Luckily the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity Critical Care Team […]
September 1, 2016

Cyclist Jordan meets crew who saved his life

One year after a horrific accident that nearly claimed his life, Jordan Glasspool met the medical team that helped him. Medics warned that he might never […]