Sheffield Northern: 243 landings since 2016

This month, Sheffield Northern General Hospital’s helipad has seen 243 landings over the past two years. That’s an average of 121 landings each year and two landings every week from the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The rooftop helipad became operational in 2016 and enables patients across Sheffield, South Yorkshire, parts of the Humber, Derbyshire and the…
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New ‘ambo-buggy’ arrives at West Suffolk Hospital

The West Suffolk Hospital will be able to provide more comfortable transport for its most critically unwell patients thanks to the donation of a new state-of-the-art medical buggy. The medical vehicle, affectionately known as the ‘ambo-buggy’, was donated to the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT) earlier this month by The Help Appeal, a charity…
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Bristol Southmead helipad: 670 landings since 2014

Southmead Hospital’s helipad in Bristol has seen 670 landings over the past four years. That’s an average of more than three landings every week from air ambulances. The helipad became operational in 2014 and the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads, contributed over half of the entire cost….
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Over 1000 BMW’s to go on show at Beaulieu Manor

Father and son, Ed and Finn, 12, Gould from Southampton have announced that they will host their third BMW vehicle exhibition at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu Manor on Sunday 22 July 2018. The event, entitled ‘Vanity’ will showcase BMW, BMW Mini and BMW Motorcycles from a huge number of BMW clubs and individuals from…
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South Staffordshire Water supports CAAT for 25 years

This year marks 25 years since South Staffordshire Water, which supplies drinking water to households and businesses, first provided free office space, meeting rooms, IT support and equipment to the County Air Ambulance Trust (CAAT). This vital provision, has enabled the charity to focus on supporting air ambulances and funding the construction and upgrade of…
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First flight lands at Ipswich

A life-saving helipad which will allow medics to transfer critically-ill patients into Ipswich Hospital’s emergency department (ED) quickly and smoothly has welcomed its first air ambulance. The £250,000 facility has been constructed next to the ED and opened today (11 June). It has been paid for by the HELP Appeal, which is the only charity…
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NGC NETWORKS SADDLES UP FOR CHARITY

Business communications specialist NGC Networks has invested in a promising Yorkshire racehorse. Wakefield based NGC has donated £7,500 to become joint owner of Aelius, a four-year old chestnut gelding trained by Mick Easterby at his yard at Sheriff Hutton, York. NGC’s donation will go to the County Air Ambulance Trust’s HELP Appeal which raises funds…
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Glasgow helipad has 692 landings in three years

The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital’s helipad in Glasgow has seen 692 landings over the past three years. That’s an average of 230 landings every year from the Scottish Air Ambulance and Coastguard services. The average number of landings every week has also risen from three to four in comparison to when the helipad was two…
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HELP funds new Pre-Hospital Care Car

A further 60-70 lives could be saved* across Birmingham and the Black Country each year as Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC) has today (1st June) launched an innovative critical care car with West Midlands Ambulance Service to specifically tend to those suffering from either a heart attack, cardiac arrest, sepsis, stroke or serious respiratory issues….
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