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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.

1,287

callouts last year

£5,193

cost per mission

£6.7m

annual cost of the service

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During this challenging time, support for our life-saving service is as crucial as ever. With your support, we fly on.


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Patient stories

GNAAS saved my life and I’m very grateful for their help. My mum, dad, and kids are also very grateful.

Samantha Sugden

Penrith

Patient stories

GNAAS saved my life and I’m very grateful for their help. My mum, dad, and kids are also very grateful.

Samantha Sugden

Penrith

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Legacy Week – leave the gift of life

Without those invaluable donations, we wouldn’t have been able to attend the 1,620 callouts we were tasked with last year, it’s that simple.  And while writing your Will can be a sensitive, and at times uncomfortable process, we want you to know that if you choose to leave us a donation, no matter how big … Continued

A retired teacher left a donation in his Will. It turned out to be our biggest ever.

We have been left “staggered, stunned and completely blown away” after a retired teacher left a donation in his Will that will pay for around 200 rescue missions. John Dodds, from Darlington, passed away last year aged 85 after battling cancer and although he did not want to disclose the amount of his gift to … Continued

Former volunteer gets dream job at GNAAS

Amanda Simmister from Newcastle began her journey with GNAAS thirteen years ago as a volunteer, and over time we’ve seen her passion for our charity grow and grow. When the opportunity came up to be a community fundraiser in the North East, she jumped at the chance to work for us, and we’re so happy … Continued

Legacy Week – leave the gift of life

Without those invaluable donations, we wouldn’t have been able to attend the 1,620 callouts we were tasked with last year, it’s that simple.  And while writing your Will can be a sensitive, and at times uncomfortable process, we want you to know that if you choose to leave us a donation, no matter how big … Continued

A retired teacher left a donation in his Will. It turned out to be our biggest ever.

We have been left “staggered, stunned and completely blown away” after a retired teacher left a donation in his Will that will pay for around 200 rescue missions. John Dodds, from Darlington, passed away last year aged 85 after battling cancer and although he did not want to disclose the amount of his gift to … Continued

Former volunteer gets dream job at GNAAS

Amanda Simmister from Newcastle began her journey with GNAAS thirteen years ago as a volunteer, and over time we’ve seen her passion for our charity grow and grow. When the opportunity came up to be a community fundraiser in the North East, she jumped at the chance to work for us, and we’re so happy … Continued

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