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July 31, 2020

Community Blog: Introduction to one of our new assistant shop managers

Here at GWAAC, we like high-flyers, which is why we’re so pleased to welcome yet another Yate treasure to our community blog series; this week we […]
July 23, 2020
What3Words

Help us help you with What3Words

With the summer upon us and many of you planning activities out in the wonderful countryside we have here in our region – we are urging […]
July 17, 2020
University of Bath

Community Blog: Game Theory

Throughout lockdown we have been sharing stories about some of the amazing people that make up Team GWAAC. In these challenging times, we have seen incredible […]
July 16, 2020

Challenges of working on the frontline during COVID-19

The last few months have been exceptionally challenging as many of us have had to navigate through uncertain and unprecedented times. We spoke to Specialist Paramedic […]
July 9, 2020

Community Blog: Voice of our Volunteers

This week’s blog update comes from our special ‘guest-writer’ Julia – one of our wonderful ‘Ground Crew’, or Volunteers as you know them! Julia is our […]
July 3, 2020
Community Blog

Community Blog: Thank You

As you might have guessed from our community blogs we are missing you, our amazing supporters an incredible amount! Especially as Summer Solstice has just passed […]
June 26, 2020

Community Blog: When you want something done, Do It Yourself

Whilst this adage might not work if you’re suffering from the sorts of things our Critical Care Doctors and Specialist Paramedics attend, it’s certainly useful when […]
June 25, 2020

Dairy farmer dons a funky new look to raise money for GWAAC

Richard Cornock, aka the Funky Farmer, will transform himself from a Tom Hanks Castaway look-alike to a farming egghead on Saturday, 4 July, when he shaves […]

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
Donate blood

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