air ambulance


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air ambulance

A specially equipped aircraft that can attend patients; take them from remote places to hospitals; transfer them between hospitals; and in some cases, attend accident scenes that are not easily accessible.
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Hanna Sebright, chief executive for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, said: "The creation of a video and donating via text is one of the easiest ways to demonstrate your support of our vital charity.
The charity's door-todoor clothing collections raise hundreds of thousands of pounds every year, with all of the proceeds going directly to the air ambulance service.
In the third case, an air ambulance airlifted a 37-year-old Emirati man with poor health conditions from Ruwais Hospital to Shaikh Khalifa Hospital.
It costs PS6m a year to run the Wales Air Ambulance Service and every penny is sourced through public donation.
On April 28 representatives from the Nelson Club were invited to visit the air ambulance crew at their Coventry Airport HQ and present them with a cheque.
The firm won CPBigwood's Annual Charity Golf Day, and nominated the air ambulance as their chosen charity.
Persimmon, which employees 127 staff across its East Wales developments, will organise activities to raise funds for Wales Air Ambulance during the next year.
It joins an EC135 T2 previously acquired by the Devon Air Ambulance Trust both of which are fully owned by the Exeter-based charity.
The retailer has already kicked off its fundraising with a PS2,500 contribution and sponsorship of two Air Ambulance events: the Recognition Awards and Charity Ball, held at Edgbaston Stadium, (which also saw WAE+ sponsoring the Volunteer of the Year award) and the upcoming Charity Golf Day.
A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service said paramedics treated two adults for injuries at the scene and an air ambulance was requested to assist with taking them to hospital.
Air Ambulance 1 has one of the most well trained and professional on-board staff in the industry.
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