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GWAAC News

September 12, 2018

National Air Ambulance Week 2018 #NAAW2018

This year, National Air Ambulance Week (NAAW) runs from 10th until 16th September. NAAW is a chance for all of the member charities of Air Ambulance […]
September 10, 2018

Remember a Charity in your Will Week 2018

Writing your Will is never an easy task. Once you’ve remembered those close to you then making a gift to a charity that is close to […]
September 4, 2018

Kilimanjaro Trek 2019

Join us for the challenge of a lifetime! We’re looking for intrepid explorers to join us for our Kilimanjaro Trek 2019, raising vital funds for the […]
August 29, 2018

GWAAC receives £300,000 donation to fund new helipad

This morning we welcomed Robert Bertram, Chief Executive of the HELP Appeal to our air base to present a cheque for £300,000. This amazing donation will […]
August 22, 2018

Exciting major trauma centre news

We were pleased to welcome the news announced on Monday regarding Major Trauma Centres and their success in saving lives in the last 5 years. Independent […]
August 17, 2018

Blood Bike Awareness Day 2018

Today, Friday 17th August, is Blood Bike Awareness Day across the country, and we are lucky at GWAAC to work with an amazing group of Blood […]
August 9, 2018

BoB the GWAAC Owl

Have you wondered why we chose to name our owl in Bath’s Minerva Owl’s trail, BoB? As some of you will know, a month ago we […]
July 20, 2018

Government announces CPR to be added to National Curriculum

The Government has announced plans to add CPR, along with other Health Education classes, onto the National Curriculum in a move which we at Great Western Air […]

Patient Stories

December 15, 2017

First day at work ends in hospital trip for Bath man

Alister Sayer was at his first day of work in Bath when he popped to the supermarket to get some lunch. As he walked through a […]
July 24, 2017

Trevor Hing’s story

For Trevor Hing it was just a normal trip to the shops, something he had done countless times before. However this day he ended up needing help […]
April 27, 2017

"I was back on my feet within a couple of weeks, thanks to the GWAAC team"

When David Heap suffered chest pains and breathlessness he recognised the signs of a cardiac arrest and knew that he was in a serious situation. David […]
April 20, 2017

Two year old Aurora-Mae meets the team who saved her life

Little Aurora-Mae was happily watching her favourite television programme with her dad, when in an instant she suffered a life-threatening seizure. If the two-year-old was to […]

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