We have just five Great North Run places left! So don't delay if you fancy a tough challenge this year. Join #TeamGNAAS now! [ Greatnorthairambulance.co.uk Link ]
We are looking for former patients to visit our airbase to help celebrate the work of the air ambulance. If you have been helped by the charity, please send us a direct message or email info@greatnorthairambulance.co.uk and we will be in touch.
Training with a Teesside University paramedic student on placement with us. Scenario: Road traffic collision and patient with a head injury. Followed by a real-life call out. #FutureParamedics
Grandfather-of-three Derek punctured his lung after a serious bike accident on Ullock Pike near Bassenthwaite.

GNAAS doctor Laura Duffy and paramedic Andy Dalton were called to the incident alongside Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team and Keswick Mountain Rescue Team.

"They were all brilliant, they knew exactly what to do," said Derek, a mountain rescue team member himself for nearly 30...
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"Look for the helpers, you will always find people who are helping." Proud of our fellow HEMS colleagues and all emergency services. Our thoughts are firmly with everyone affected by the Westminster attack.

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Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) doctor Rachel Hawes received recognition from Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for her ‘Blood on Board’ work last night.

Eighteen lives were saved in the first year of the project, which sees GNAAS performing rapid blood transfusions to patients with a life or limb threatening injury at the scene of an incident.

The ceremony, held once a year,...
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Doctor Dion has been performing a “line check.” Every crew member must take the annual test which looks at crew resource management, operating procedures and aircraft limits and restrictions.

A line training captain will sit in the back of the aircraft and observe a single member or full crew. In the hot seat were Dr Dion, paramedic Andy Mawson and pilot Jay Steward, with training captain...
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Incidents we have attended include a man with serious arm injuries after a car rollover near Cockermouth, and a 19-year-old patient suffering from a medical condition at Alston Hospital who needed transferring to Newcastle's RVI for specialist treatment [ Bit.ly Link ]
There's nothing like the Lake District fells to put things into perspective...
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to attend a ball? Wonder no longer! Our Air Angels Ball is open to all. If you are a supporter of GNAAS and you enjoy a fun night out then an evening with us could be just what you need! ✨ [ Bit.ly Link ]
"Jack and Sophie are living proof of the amazing work the Great North Air Ambulance does. If it wasn’t for them they wouldn’t be here," said their mother Julie Elstob.

The teenagers were left fighting for their lives after a head-on car crash in Staindrop, County Durham, in 2012.

The family will now hold an annual fundraising evening for us. It will take place at GlaxoSmithKline Sports &...
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We’ve got that #FridayFeeling!

Our doctor-led trauma team respond to incidents in a specially equipped car when night falls at weekends.

The aircrew work from locations across the region and when they aren’t responding to emergencies, a bit of ‘carpool karaoke’ never goes amiss...
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We were called to the M6 near Carlisle today where a HGV driver had suffered a medical episode. Police carried out CPR at the scene and our aircrew administered advanced medical treatment before the man was taken to hospital by road, accompanied by our crew.

M6 closed after serious crash near Carlisle

With Cumbria Police dogs Zeus and Junior. #Photobomb
Did you know our aircrew provide training to healthcare professionals from around the world with simulations like this? #WorldClass
We were called to Windermere at 9.29am today, after a man suffered a cardiac arrest while walking in the street.

North West Ambulance Service and police commenced CPR and restarted the man's heart.

The GNAAS aircraft landed at a nearby school and the doctor-led aircrew put the patient into a medically induced coma before he was flown to hospital in Carlisle within 20 minutes. For more news [...
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The Alnwick Harriers have donated £1,000 to us after we went to the aid of a runner who collapsed during the Northumberland Coastal Run. Thanks guys!

Life-saving charity is backed by Harriers

In February we treated 62 patients. #MissionStats