About the series
Cameras capture the work of some of Britain’s busiest Air Ambulance teams as they race against the clock to save lives in the golden hour.
Dirs: Adam Webster, Alex Gower-Jackson, Jasleen Kaur-Sethi; Series Prod: Nicki Young; Exec Prods: Harry Bell, Melanie Darlaston; Prod Co: Tern TV/Motion Content Group Ltd
The Heli-Medics battle to keep 48-year-old Paul alive as he suffers a series of heart attacks; Roger’s emergency stop halts his day at a scooter rally; and, in Cumbria, there’s a dramatic mountainside rescue for seriously injured cyclist Nick.
The air ambulance teams race to help mountain biker Rob in the Cumbrian mountains, off-road motorbiker Dean, who’s taken a nasty tumble, and 15-year-old Robbie, who’s fallen from a cliff.
In Oxfordshire a motocross collision leaves 12 year old Lewis with a painful broken thighbone and paraglider Lucasz is treated for multiple fractures after a crash on the Cumbrian coast. A stabbing incident leaves Paul needing urgent medical attention near Hartford in Cambridgeshire.
The helimedics race to Helen who is trapped in her car after a crash on the A66. Keen golfer Michael has collapsed with a suspected cardiac arrest in Hertfordshire. And 15 year old Jamie is treated for a broken jaw and possible spinal injury after a 10 feet fall from his scooter.
Helimedics cut short an appearance at a charity event in Suffolk to treat a dirtbiker who’s crashed at speed. Sammy has a cardiac arrest while working at a windfarm and Stephen breaks his thigh while off-road motorbiking in the remote Pennines.
Helicopter medics are diverted from a training mission to help Deyon, who’s trapped in his car after a crash in the country. Meanwhile, Anthony needs specialist attention after a motorbike accident.
Malcolm, who has had a cardiac arrest, is put under emergency anaesthetic on the hospital helipad. Helicopter medics rush to help elderly driver Bill after his car flips in Whitley Bay. In Oxfordshire, a sidecar race comes to an abrupt end for brothers Paul and Shane.
The helicopter medics battle bad weather in Cumbria to reach injured 70-year-old hill-walker Jenny. Scott’s attempts at DIY land him in trouble, and biker Ronald needs urgent treatment after a crash.
Helicopter medics fly to help teenage mountain biker Steven. A multi-vehicle collision in Bedford leaves 32-year-old Ashley with potentially life-changing injuries.
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Patient Story: Samantha Sugden
The Great North Air Ambulance Service airlifted triathlete Samantha Sudgen for a second time.
Samantha Sugden was riding her bike through the Lake District, when she collided with a bus, suffering an ruptured spleen and requiring lifesaving surgery to remove it.
A GNAAS doctor and paramedic team flew to treat her at the roadside, before airlifting her to the Cumbria Infirmary in Carlisle.
The incident occurred just fourteen months after Miss Sugden was first airlifted, when she hit a sinkhole while cycling with friends. The second call out was captured on camera by the Emergency Helicopter Medics team.
Tune in to More 4 on Sundays at 9pm to see this story unfold, or read more below.Read Samantha's story