Walkers wanted to trek for the Great North Air Ambulance Service

The Great North Air Ambulance Service is offering two new challenges to raise funds while giving people the chance to climb some of the world’s most famous peaks.  Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the world’s tallest freestanding volcano. The expedition to the peak will begin on 1 February 2021 and participants … Continued

Charity Golf Day for GNAAS

The Great North Air Ambulance Service is holding a Charity Golf Day on Thursday 16 July 2020 at Rockliffe Hall Golf Course, near Darlington. All proceeds will go towards the service, which is called to more than 1600 people every year and needs to raise £5.2 million every year to operate. The Charity Golf Day … Continued

Glitz and glamour at the charity ball

The lifesaving charity is preparing to host its annual Air Angels ball, held at the Hilton, Newcastle Gateshead. Last year’s ball raised £22,823.25 and it is hoped that the 2020 event will raise even more money to fund the charity’s three helicopters and all-night rapid response cars. The charity ball is hosted by ITV news … Continued

Great North Run 2020 Places

Winding its way from the centre of Newcastle to the seafront at South Shields, the world-famous Great North Run never fails to deliver an incredible atmosphere. In 2019 we were lucky to have more than 200 runners joining us as part of #TeamGNAAS, whose every stride is helping to provide critical care in Cumbria, the … Continued

Volunteer at the Great North Run

We need volunteers to help support this amazing event and show our runners just how fantastic they are. If you’re keen as mustard to meet new people and full of beans about supporting a great cause, then we’d love you to join us. Our volunteer coordinator, Ben McWilliams, has all the information you need to … Continued

Fundraising through Facebook

  Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion such as a birthday or an anniversary, asking for donations in lieu of presents is a great way to support a cause you care about. By supporting the Great North Air Ambulance on Facebook, you are helping save the lives of people day after day. How to set … Continued

Dave Durant decides to give a gift in his Will

It was love at first sight. Dave was only 17 when he saw Linda across the dancefloor and asked her to dance. They married in 1957 and lived in Bridgnorth, Shropshire. The couple were big charity supporters and first started donating to air ambulance charities after they witnessed a motorcycle collision in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, which an air … Continued

TV Medics’ ball invitation

Black tie dress code means the aircrew of the Great North Air Ambulance Service will have to temporarily ditch their trademark orange flight suits for the charity’s Air Angels ball, which takes place in Gateshead on June 16 and is hosted by Pam Royle. Among the hundreds of guests on the night will be doctors, … Continued

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Each January, the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) opens its applications for the pre-hospital emergency medicine crew course (PHEMCC). Doctors and paramedics can complete this two-week course which aims to provide an accessible and up-to-date package of training that delivers the skills needed to operate in the pre-hospital environment. Yet across the country, figures from … Continued

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