GWAAC News

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!
March 21, 2018

Statement

It may have come to your attention that ‘The Air Ambulance Service’ (TAAS) has recently received some adverse publicity in an article in the national press. […]
March 20, 2018

Senior Pairs Open Event

In 2015, one of their members Andrew Wilson was saved by our crew after he collapsed from a near fatal heart attack.
February 13, 2018

Charity Challenge Testimonials

Are you up for the challenge? Have you ever fancied raising money for charity by taking part in a charity trek abroad? In September 2018 Great […]
February 1, 2018

Bristol Half Marathon September 2018

The course will take you under the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge and in around some of Bristol’s historic buildings.

Patient Stories

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 […]
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 […]

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