Air Ambulance shares the art and science of delivering cutting-edge pre-hospital care

The course teaches the delivery of Pre-Hospital Emergency Anaesthesia (PHEA) – an essential intervention in emergency care that can mean the difference between life and death. At GNAAS, we have been delivering this advanced treatment since the introduction of doctor-paramedic trauma teams in 2004. Today, more than 400 doctors and paramedics across the world have … Continued

Great North Air Ambulance Service holds life-saving paediatric course

Today’s training course aimed to provide doctors and paramedics with the expertise they need to ensure paediatric pre-hospital success. We spoke to Jamie Walsh, GNAAS paramedic and training manager, on why this type of training is so important. Jamie, what is today all about? So, today at headquarters we are running a paediatric emergency anaesthesia … Continued

WATCH: Crash survivor meets doctor who saved his life

The 28-year-old from Whickham, Gateshead, was on his motorbike in May 2012 when he was involved in a collision with a car in Hexham, just three weeks after his 21st birthday. He was launched into the air and travelled 76 meters down the road leaving him hospitalised for three months. He said: “A car was … Continued

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