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July 15, 2021

Our Critical Care Team are experiencing 30% more call-outs in 2021

2021 has been a busy year for our Critical Care Team so far, with a 30% rise in the number of call-outs in the first six […]
June 29, 2021

Would you know how to help someone having a cardiac arrest?

Each year, 30,000 people will experience a cardiac arrest outside of a hospital – in places such as their home, at work or out in public. […]
June 22, 2021

Luke Allen’s Tribute

Losing a loved one is extremely hard to come to terms with. The grief that unfolds afterwards can be difficult to process and everyone copes with […]
June 16, 2021

Third new car will allow us to reach up to 50 more patients a year

Our third and final critical care car has arrived at GWAAC’s base, completing our fleet of response vehicles.  The cars were purchased thanks to a one-off […]
May 28, 2021

71-year old from Bristol to cycle 1,000 miles for GWAAC

Chris Herbert, 71, from Bristol is setting saddle on Sunday 30 May to complete the 1,000-mile cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats. Something that’s been […]
May 27, 2021

A ‘typical’ day for the crew of Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

It’s very hard to plan for a typical day at the GWAAC base, as no two days are exactly the same. It all depends on the […]
May 27, 2021

Bevan Brittan’s Bristol Office to support GWAAC

We are delighted to have been selected as charity of the year for the Bristol branch of national law firm, Bevan Brittan. The firms different offices […]
May 20, 2021

Head of Operations on joining GWAAC and how the future of our charity could look

The crew have just left for another job as we sit down to catch up with Nick Tindal, Head of Operations here at GWAAC and one […]

Patient Stories

February 5, 2020

From crash to recovery – Martin’s story

Hi, I’m Becky and I’m one of the PR and Digital Communications Coordinators at Great Western Air Ambulance Charity. I have been working at GWAAC for […]
January 27, 2020

Saving Oliver Berry’s life

The importance of giving blood and the impact it can have on saving someone’s life is clear in Oliver Berry’s story. Great Western Air Ambulance Charity […]
December 6, 2019

Lea’s Story

Lea had been a Lift Engineer for 28 years, and so when he was called to a maintenance job in a Bristol City Centre office in […]
December 4, 2019

Join Robin on our #ChristmasMission

On Valentine’s Day this year, Great Western Air Ambulance Charity was called out to Robin after he had a high speed cycling incident that left him […]

Share Your Story

Did you know that if you have been treated by us the only way we can hear how you are doing is if you get in touch? We love to hear from our former patients and are always happy to welcome to our base! Please get in touch if you have been treated by our Critical Care Team by emailing pr@gwaac.com

 

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