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June 11, 2020

Lions Clubs grant allows GWAAC to purchase vital equipment during COVID-19

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) have received a grant of over £8,000 from The Lions Clubs International Foundation to enable them to purchase vital equipment […]
June 4, 2020
Volunteer week

Community Blog – Volunteer Week

It’s human nature to feel good after helping someone. As alluded to in previous blogs, volunteering has a much needed positive impact on wellbeing and life […]
June 3, 2020

How GWAAC have served our communities in recent months

Over the last few months we received a drop in the number of call-outs, thanks to your efforts during lockdown. We’re so grateful to you, our […]
June 3, 2020

Belly Laughs raises over £9,000 for GWAAC

We’re delighted to announce that GWAAC has received over £9,000 from the special Bristol-based comedy night, Belly Laughs At Home. On Sunday 10th May thousands of […]
June 2, 2020

GWAAC Specialist Paramedic first in South West to be appointed in new advanced role

We are delighted to announce that our Specialist paramedic in Critical Care (SPCC), Vicki Brown, has been appointed as the first Advanced Practitioner in Critical Care […]
May 29, 2020
Community Blog - Girlguides

Community Blog – let’s hear it for Girlguiding

”Thank you for everything you have done and without you the World wouldn’t be the same. You have helped us so much so thank you so […]
May 22, 2020
Not So Random Acts of Kindness

Community Blog – Not So Random Acts of Kindness

May 22, 2020

GWAAC to receive one-off government funding in response to COVID-19

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) welcome today’s announcement from the Department of Health and Social Care that Air Ambulances UK are set to receive £6 […]

Patient Stories

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 […]
September 12, 2019

Michelle’s Story

Every mother’s worst nightmare became a reality for Sarah Child when she received a call informing her that her daughter, Michelle, 21, had fallen off her […]
September 3, 2019
Sallyanne meets critical care team

Former patient holds charity ball in aid of GWAAC!

Here at GWAAC, we are always pleased to hear from the people that we have attended. What’s more, many of our patients – like Sallyanne Haigh […]

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