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The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) brings pioneering pre-hospital care to the scene, rescuing hundreds of severely injured or ill patients every year. We are not NHS-funded.

callouts in 2018

1,173

callouts in 2018

donors in 2018

33,414

donors in 2018

cost of the service in 2018

£5.1m

cost of the service in 2018

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Patient stories

“Even the surgeons in the hospital have said I should be dead, I should have died on that tarmac. So I owe my life to the air ambulance.”

Rob Hope

Brampton

Patient stories

“Even the surgeons in the hospital have said I should be dead, I should have died on that tarmac. So I owe my life to the air ambulance.”

Rob Hope

Brampton

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Motorcyclist airlifted twice by GNAAS visits the charity’s air base

Ronnie Murray, a 54-year-old coach driver from Darlington, was travelling through Croft-on-Tees to head to work when he came off his motorbike on 5 August 2018. He said: “It is all a blur, I can’t remember anything. I believe I took a tumble but there were no other cars involved. A driver stopped and phoned … Continued

Adult airlifted after fall in Millom

Today we were activated at 12.22pm to reports of an adult who had fallen in Millom. Our GNAAS paramedic and doctor team arrived on scene at 12.43pm and assessed and treated a patient. At 1.20pm we airlifted the patient to Royal Preston Hospital with a flight time of 19 minutes. Our aircraft was then refuelled … Continued

Truck driver in horror smash thanks GNAAS for saving his life

Robert Hogg, 46, from Spennymoor, County Durham was driving his truck at night down the A69 near Haydon Bridge, Northumberland when he had a “coughing fit” and collided with another truck on 4 November 2018. He said: “I was delivering feed and I had what some people call man flu. About halfway through coughing I … Continued

Motorcyclist airlifted twice by GNAAS visits the charity’s air base

Ronnie Murray, a 54-year-old coach driver from Darlington, was travelling through Croft-on-Tees to head to work when he came off his motorbike on 5 August 2018. He said: “It is all a blur, I can’t remember anything. I believe I took a tumble but there were no other cars involved. A driver stopped and phoned … Continued

Adult airlifted after fall in Millom

Today we were activated at 12.22pm to reports of an adult who had fallen in Millom. Our GNAAS paramedic and doctor team arrived on scene at 12.43pm and assessed and treated a patient. At 1.20pm we airlifted the patient to Royal Preston Hospital with a flight time of 19 minutes. Our aircraft was then refuelled … Continued

Truck driver in horror smash thanks GNAAS for saving his life

Robert Hogg, 46, from Spennymoor, County Durham was driving his truck at night down the A69 near Haydon Bridge, Northumberland when he had a “coughing fit” and collided with another truck on 4 November 2018. He said: “I was delivering feed and I had what some people call man flu. About halfway through coughing I … Continued

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