How we can help you remember your loved ones

That money has enabled our team to respond many hundreds of times. In death, these people are giving the chance of life to others. The donations are given in the hardest of times and we take that responsibility very seriously. That’s why we have launched a new tool to help permanently remember lost loved ones. … Continued

GNAAS to fly to Isle of Man

The direct transfer of patients to trauma or other specialist centres in the north-west will ensure those who need it, receive off-Island treatment in the shortest time possible. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) has entered into an agreement with Manx Care to trial the service. GNAAS is an established provider of advanced treatments … Continued

Plan a Pennine Journey for GNAAS

We have benefited from the royalties from the sale of the ‘ A Pennine Journey’ guide book ever since it was published in 2010. The club promotes Alfred Wainwright’s Pennine Journey, a 247 mile scenic walking route which takes in a great slice of GNAAS’ area of coverage. The club want to use the tenth … Continued

Why a £2 donation and a 9-year-old’s bike ride matter

It’s a behaviour that almost perfectly defines what it means to be a good person: to make a personal sacrifice without expectation of getting anything in return. In other words, a selfless act. And we’ve seen many of those this last few weeks: The donation of £2 which came with the message: “Sorry it’s not … Continued

COVID-19: Why we are still flying on

Over the last few days, we’ve been busy helping people who desperately needed the services of our critical care team. A person bitten by a snake. A child hit by a bicycle. A man in cardiac arrest and another in a collision with a car. These incidents happened across our area and in each case … Continued

How our new home is transforming the way we work

The track runs across the front of the site, on the outskirts of Eaglescliffe. When we moved into the building in April, we named it Progress House, and what a year of progress we have had. It may not sound all that significant, but the layout of the new headquarters is behind one of the … Continued

73-year-old Eric smashes 10,000 mile cycling challenge

While there, 73-year-old Eric discovered a love of cycling that has led to him completing 10,000 miles on his bike in 2019 alone. Eric spoke about his journey on BBC Tees this week. When I came back from France, I started cycling round Teesside and then somebody introduced me to the hub, the active travel … Continued

Berghaus donate kit worth £30k

The kit that has been supplied by Berghaus includes waterproof and insulated jackets that are designed for use in extreme conditions throughout the year. As a charity, the Great North Air Ambulance Service relies on financial donations and other support to sustain the services that it provides. Earlier in the year, Gordon Ingram, our operations … Continued

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