News from 2021

  • Paralympian champion thanks heroes who saved his life after cycle crash

    This National Air Ambulance Week (6th – 12th September), the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) is raising awareness of the lifesaving impact its service has had on people across the North West. From 1st September 2020 – 31st August 2021, the charity completed 2,590 missions across the region, including …

    06 Sep 2021

  • Lifesaving charity partnership to help kit out crew

    Manchester-based human resources company, BrightHR, has launched a partnership with the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) to help kit out its lifesaving crew. The company is aiming to raise nearly £5,000 for the charity before the end of the financial year in 2022. For over 22 years, the North …

    05 Aug 2021

  • EMT takes on gruelling 80-mile run to raise funds

    An emergency medical technician (EMT) from the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has raised over £1,000 for the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) in a sponsored run across Hadrian’s Wall. Working with NWAS, Glossop’s Will Griffin, 29, had seen first-hand the impact of the air ambulance, working alongside them …

    29 Jul 2021

  • Family raise funds in memory of Andy

    9th April 2021 would have been Andy's 50th birthday Following a cardiac arrest in 2017, the North West Air Ambulance Charity transported Andy to Wythenshawe hospital, where he had previously had a heart transplant, for specialist care. This played a huge part in saving his life. One of Andy's greatest …

    17 Jun 2021

  • Chorlton boy involved in Clayton horror crash

    A Chorlton family is thanking the air ambulance charity crew who saved their youngest son’s life  Kai Clayton, now four, was left fighting for his life after the horror crash on July 13th last year, just months before he was due to start his reception class at St Kentigern’s R.C. …

    27 May 2021

  • Family thank North West Air Ambulance Charity after life-changing picnic

    Staffordshire family thank North West Air Ambulance Charity after life-changing picnic Nearly four years after a traumatic car accident in Crewe, a family are giving back to the charity that saved their lives. In July 2017, while on a day trip to a farm in Crewe 35-year-old Emma Mountford and her 3-year-old daughter Lily were enjoying a …

    12 May 2021

  • The new, lifesaving helipad at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is now open

    The new, lifesaving helipad at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) – the first elevated helipad of its kind in the North West – has opened to patients today (Monday 10th May, 2021). The state-of-the-art helicopter landing pad, which is situated on the roof of Grafton Street car park on …

    10 May 2021

  • Wigan Warriors present £14,300 to the North West Air Ambulance Charity

    North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) were the Club’s official designated charity partner throughout 2020, with the striking yellow alternative shirt being based around the charity’s iconic image and £5 from each jersey sold being donated to the crucial emergency service. Those proceeds, coupled with some phenomenal bids from supporters …

    21 Apr 2021

  • North West Air Ambulance Charity reaches 100th blood transfusion

    The North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) has reached a significant milestone in its ‘Blood on Board’ project, bringing blood transfusion to critically ill and injured patients across the region. The service administered blood products to its 100th pre-hospital patient in March 2021, after introducing the capability to perform pre-hospital …

    21 Apr 2021

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