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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

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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Incident in Silloth

Our paramedic and doctor team assessed and treated a patient before they were taken to hospital by a North West Ambulance Service road crew. Incident timeline: 15:13 Mobile to incident from Langwathby 15:25 On scene 16:01 Transporting patient by road 16:29 Arrive at hospital 16:50 Returning to base 17:06 On base

Incident Round-up: 22-23 June

Sunday 23 June – Kettlewell We were activated at 11.16am to Kettlewell, Skipton. Our paramedic and doctor team assessed and treated a patient before airlifting them to hospital. Incident timeline: 11:16 Mobile to incident from Durham Tees Valley Airport 11:34 On scene 12:16 Take off from scene, transporting patient by air 12:37 Arrive at hospital … Continued

Farmer crushed by hay bales returns to work

Simon Orpwood, 69, from Mindrum, Northumberland, was carting straw at Morris Hall Farm, Northumberland when the two bales fell directly on top of him. Recalling the incident, which happened in August last year, Mr Orpwood said: “I lay on the floor and said I’ll be alright in a minute and then the chaps tried to … Continued

Incident in Silloth

Our paramedic and doctor team assessed and treated a patient before they were taken to hospital by a North West Ambulance Service road crew. Incident timeline: 15:13 Mobile to incident from Langwathby 15:25 On scene 16:01 Transporting patient by road 16:29 Arrive at hospital 16:50 Returning to base 17:06 On base

Incident Round-up: 22-23 June

Sunday 23 June – Kettlewell We were activated at 11.16am to Kettlewell, Skipton. Our paramedic and doctor team assessed and treated a patient before airlifting them to hospital. Incident timeline: 11:16 Mobile to incident from Durham Tees Valley Airport 11:34 On scene 12:16 Take off from scene, transporting patient by air 12:37 Arrive at hospital … Continued

Farmer crushed by hay bales returns to work

Simon Orpwood, 69, from Mindrum, Northumberland, was carting straw at Morris Hall Farm, Northumberland when the two bales fell directly on top of him. Recalling the incident, which happened in August last year, Mr Orpwood said: “I lay on the floor and said I’ll be alright in a minute and then the chaps tried to … Continued

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