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December 3, 2020

New bespoke COVID-19 counselling service for GWAAC’s crew

In response to the pressures of COVID-19, GWAAC have introduced a new bespoke counselling service for our crew who have been working on the frontline during […]
December 1, 2020

People in our region state ‘emergency services’ as one of their most important causes

We recently carried out a survey which showed that 6 in 10 people within our region consider ‘providing emergency services in the UK’ as one of […]
November 27, 2020

GWAAC receive heartwarming donation for vital lifesaving equipment

The County Air Ambulance HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country that funds NHS hospital helipads, has generously funded £22,000 for five new critical blood-warming […]
November 27, 2020

GWAAC Doctors and Paramedics assist with award-winning transfer service

A new critical care transfer service, Retrieve, has been recognised in the NHS Parliamentary Awards 2020, winning the Regional Award for Excellence in Urgent and Emergency […]
November 25, 2020

Local company Zuludiver produce new line of watch straps to support our time-critical service

We are excited to announce our latest partnership with watch-brand Zuludiver, who have developed and launched a new GWAAC branded watch strap. The Gloucester based company […]
October 28, 2020

Vicky’s Story

“It’s amazing how quickly circumstances change” – Vicky’s Story, 22nd August 2019 When organisers of the annual Mellow in the Meadow festival in South Gloucestershire decided […]
October 13, 2020

GWAAC Thank-a-thon

At a recent fundraising conference, a wise colleague said that ‘thanking is the fun part of our jobs.’ Doing a little survey of the GWAAC offices, […]
September 28, 2020

Meet Great Western Air Ambulance Charity’s newest recruits – Fleur and Dan!

We’re excited to introduce to you our newest recruits – Trainee Specialist Paramedics in Critical Care (SPCC) – Fleur and Dan. Both Fleur and Dan have […]

Patient Stories

February 5, 2020
From crash to recovery - Martin’s story

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
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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 […]

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