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September 12, 2018

National Air Ambulance Week 2018 #NAAW2018

This year, National Air Ambulance Week (NAAW) runs from 10th until 16th September. NAAW is a chance for all of the member charities of Air Ambulance […]
September 10, 2018

Remember a Charity in your Will Week 2018

Writing your Will is never an easy task. Once you’ve remembered those close to you then making a gift to a charity that is close to […]
September 4, 2018

Kilimanjaro Trek 2019

Join us for the challenge of a lifetime! We’re looking for intrepid explorers to join us for our Kilimanjaro Trek 2019, raising vital funds for the […]
August 29, 2018

GWAAC receives £300,000 donation to fund new helipad

This morning we welcomed Robert Bertram, Chief Executive of the HELP Appeal to our air base to present a cheque for £300,000. This amazing donation will […]
August 22, 2018

Exciting major trauma centre news

We were pleased to welcome the news announced on Monday regarding Major Trauma Centres and their success in saving lives in the last 5 years. Independent […]
August 17, 2018

Blood Bike Awareness Day 2018

Today, Friday 17th August, is Blood Bike Awareness Day across the country, and we are lucky at GWAAC to work with an amazing group of Blood […]
August 9, 2018

BoB the GWAAC Owl

Have you wondered why we chose to name our owl in Bath’s Minerva Owl’s trail, BoB? As some of you will know, a month ago we […]
July 25, 2018

Emergency Services Show

The show is the biggest outdoor show of its kind in the South West and we will be attending.

Patient Stories

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 […]

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