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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.

1,640

callouts in 2019

111,923

donations in 2019

£5.3m

cost of the service in 2019

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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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A flying doctor’s day job

Holly Taylor, who works in public relations at GNAAS, followed one of them on their day job. Here’s her account of the day…. It was 8.45am at Whitehaven hospital in Cumbria and I was just about to start my shadow shift with GNAAS doctor, John Ferris. As I walk to meet John, I pass different … Continued

COVID-19: How we are continuing to fundraise

But despite this, our fundraising colleagues have been working hard throughout the pandemic to ensure our critical care team continue to fly and save lives. After months of working from home, our colleagues are starting to go out into the community again, so you may see us out and about in your local area. The … Continued

“A police officer answered and told me she had been in an accident. I dropped the phone and ran…”

He was told his mum, Arlene Powell, had been involved in a collision with a bus and had been airlifted to hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS). Since the accident, Steve has opened up and shared with us what happened that day. This is his story: My mam is 72-years-old and she’s … Continued

A flying doctor’s day job

Holly Taylor, who works in public relations at GNAAS, followed one of them on their day job. Here’s her account of the day…. It was 8.45am at Whitehaven hospital in Cumbria and I was just about to start my shadow shift with GNAAS doctor, John Ferris. As I walk to meet John, I pass different … Continued

COVID-19: How we are continuing to fundraise

But despite this, our fundraising colleagues have been working hard throughout the pandemic to ensure our critical care team continue to fly and save lives. After months of working from home, our colleagues are starting to go out into the community again, so you may see us out and about in your local area. The … Continued

“A police officer answered and told me she had been in an accident. I dropped the phone and ran…”

He was told his mum, Arlene Powell, had been involved in a collision with a bus and had been airlifted to hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS). Since the accident, Steve has opened up and shared with us what happened that day. This is his story: My mam is 72-years-old and she’s … Continued

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