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January 15, 2019

Record number of jobs announced for GWAAC in 2018

Our Critical Care Team here at GWAAC attended a record number of incidents in 2018, making it their busiest year to date. We attended to 1,887 […]
January 4, 2019

Bristol City legend returns to Bristol and raises money GWAAC!

We would like to say a huge thank you to Bristol City Football legend Jacki Dziekanowski, who returned to Bristol for an evening and raised funds for […]
December 18, 2018

GWAAC reach fundraising target and purchase new air base

What a year 2018 has been! We celebrated our 10th birthday and moved into our new purpose built air base at Almondsbury. And now, as the […]
November 20, 2018

Double win for GWAAC at the National Association of Air Ambulance Awards 2018

Double win for GWAAC at the National Association of Air Ambulance Awards 2018 We are over the moon to announce that we won two awards at […]
October 30, 2018

Firework safety tips from GWAAC

Bonfire night is one of our favourite times of the year; a cosy, winter event that really brings the family together and the beauty of the […]
October 25, 2018

Proud winners of two awards at Bristol and Bath Health and Care Awards

We are excited to announce that we won two awards at the Bristol and Bath Health and Care Awards 2018 – Voluntary and Community Sector Team […]
October 16, 2018

Creating a generation of lifesavers

We’re celebrating Restart a Heart Day today by talking about our Great Western Heart Starters (GWHS) programme where we’re hoping to create a generation of lifesavers […]
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 […]

Patient Stories

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 […]

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