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  • NWAA Announces New Charity Partnership with Bright HR

    The North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) has received a new partnership from leading HR and health and safety provider, Bright HR. The corporate partnership will encompass support from Bright HR including fundraising, the company aim to match all donations pound for pound to enable the charity to continue saving …

    07 Jun 2024

  • Family Thanks Charity After Their Son Suffered Severe Burns From a Cup of Tea

    A family from Cheshire have said thank you to the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) who saved their son's life after he burned himself on a hot cup of tea. On Wednesday 17th May 2022, a tragic accident occurred that forever changed the lives of the Downes family. Jenson, …

    07 Jun 2024

  • NWAA saves life of man who fell off scaffolding at 30ft

    Gary's journey with North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) began when he was involved in a serious accident, whilst renovating his home, he fell off scaffolding from a height of 30ft in August 2023. Moving swiftly, the NWAA crew arrived at the scene and assessed Gary’s injuries, the crew could …

    08 May 2024

  • NWAA Paramedic Breaks Guinness World Record at the London Marathon

    An Air Ambulance Paramedic from the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) has broken a Guinness World Record while taking on the London Marathon. Caroline, from Clitheroe, took on the 26.2 miles along with thousands of others on Sunday the 21st of April, however, she had to tackle the marathon in her …

    22 Apr 2024

  • NWAA launches flagship event: Race Against Time

    The North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) has launched their flagship event; Race Against Time to celebrate its 25th Birthday. The challenge is launching on the birthday weekend of the North West Air Ambulance Charity, starting on Saturday the 18th of May at Lancaster, then finishing at the final checkpoint on Sunday …

    17 Apr 2024

  • NWAA Paramedic Takes on Guinness World Record at the London Marathon

    A North West Air Ambulance Charity paramedic from Lancashire is set to take on a world record attempt at the London Marathon on the 21st of April. Caroline, a Senior Paramedic Team Leader at the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA), is not only taking on the 26.2 miles, but …

    03 Apr 2024

  • Local man’s life saved by charity after heart attack while out walking dog

    A local man is expressing gratitude to the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) for saving his life after he suffered a major heart attack while out walking his dog. Mark Barrett, who was 55 at the time of the incident, was walking his dog in the Lake District when …

    02 Apr 2024

  • NWAA holds first ever Corporate Crew event!

    On the 28th of February, the North West Air Ambulance Charity held their first corporate crew event at their Barton Airbase in Manchester. The charity invited businesses from across the North West to their first Corporate Crew event, where they were able to learn more about the charity and network …

    20 Mar 2024

  • Meet Caroline: Critical Care Paramedic at NWAA for over 10 years

    Our critical care paramedics (CCP) at the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) solely man two of our helicopters, H75 and H08. Their roles include additional skills to that of a paramedic. They are able to provide advanced interventions, as well as administer a broad spectrum of drugs, and perform …

    18 Mar 2024

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