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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 […]
June 19, 2020

Community Blog – GWAAC is part of a very special community

Earlier this week, we shared some aerial pictures of the city of Bath. Now it’s some going to beat our incredible shots of Clifton Suspension Bridge, […]
June 18, 2020

Former patient: Sallyanne’s inspirational story

June 12, 2020

Nine-year-old ‘pogo-ninja’ takes on 10,000 hops for GWAAC!

Nine-year-old ‘pogo-ninja’ Owen from Gloucestershire has taken on a very special challenge during lockdown, aiming to complete 10,000 hops on his pogo stick across the month […]

Patient Stories

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 […]
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 […]

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