GNAAS launch appeal to help them become a 24/7 service

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) responded to more than 2,100 incidents across the North East, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Cumbria, Scotland and the Isle of Man in 2023. Our charity provides air ambulance services mainly in hours of daylight, while on a night-time, a highly skilled paramedic and doctor operate on a rapid response … Continued

A day in the life of a community fundraiser

Raising this amount of money is a huge task, and we’re incredibly grateful for the thousands of people who have donated and fundraised through a wide range of means to help fund our service over the years. These people are supported by our charity services staff who work behind the scenes to coordinate, administrate, and … Continued

A ‘typical’ morning for our critical care team

When our pilots, doctors and paramedics arrive at the base for their shift, they don’t know how many times they’ll be called out, what type of incidents they will face, or the locations they’ll be travelling to. However, what remains a constant during their shift is how they prepare for the day ahead. Here we … Continued

How we work with other services

Here we shine the spotlight on some of the services we have the privilege to work alongside: Ambulance Services During the day, we have a HEMS dispatcher operating our airdesk, where they monitor the emergency calls from the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) while they are ongoing. The calls … Continued

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