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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.
July 20, 2018

Government announces CPR to be added to National Curriculum

The Government has announced plans to add CPR, along with other Health Education classes, onto the National Curriculum in a move which we at Great Western Air […]
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 […]
June 8, 2018

GWAAC’s 2018 Rideout

GWAAC wants you to join us on 15th July 2018 for this year’s Ride4GWAAC! If you haven’t already got yourself a ticket or heard about the […]
May 30, 2018

What should you do when you see a helicopter trying to land?

The Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) provides emergency care via helicopter and car to medical emergencies and traumatic injuries across Bristol, Bath and North East […]
May 17, 2018

Ali Layard Defies All Odds!

Running the distance of 10k is no easy challenge. Running 10K with a missing kneecap is an even harder one.
May 14, 2018

Ride4GWAAC Route Announced!

The Great Western Air Ambulance Charity’s (GWAAC) Ride Out and Festival, Ride4GWAAC, is back and we've announced our new route for 2018 riders!

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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