Family who required GNAAS raising funds by recycling clothing

Will Clark, from Grasmere, has been a keen supporter of GNAAS, since he required our services back in July 2012, following a serious cycling incident. Recalling what happened, he said: “Tragically during a charity triathlon, a stick got caught in the wheel of my bike sending me over the handlebars leading to me breaking the … Continued

New storage area for our kit will save vital minutes

Our base in Langwathby, Penrith consists of a small Portakabin unit, which means space is limited, and most areas have multi uses. For example, a bedroom used by our doctors and paramedics who are working a night shift, also doubles up as an office area in the daytime. The original storage area for drugs and … Continued

GNAAS welcomes sports personality as new ambassador

British Jockey Emma Smith-Chaston, originally from Lancashire, now based at Middleham, North Yorkshire, has said she is delighted to support a charity that is so close to her heart and is looking forward to seeing what can be achieved when working together with the organisation.  The 24-year-old said: “I have been riding since I can … Continued

How our team cope with difficult incidents

GNAAS paramedics John Kirton and Hollie Smith featured heavily on last night’s hard-hitting episode of BBC’s ‘Ambulance’. Hollie and John opened up to Holly Taylor after the episode aired about the effect that difficult jobs can often have on them. Here’s what they said: John: When we’re tasked to an incident, we don’t really have … Continued

Great North News – Flying Forward

We deliver advanced life-saving treatments to the people of our region at the critical moments that matter. The recent cost of living crisis has and will continue to have a huge impact on our service. Our charity relies on the generosity of the public to continue its life-saving mission. It has been a busy start … Continued

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