Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Jan-13
Specialist Aviation Services have imported a pair of MD Explorers from California, which have been purchased from EMS operator CALSTAR. The two have been registered as G-HMDX and G-KSSA and are serials 900-00121 (previously N902RN) and 900-00123 (previously N902CS) respectively. G-HMDX is for Magpas Helimedix, a more recent addition to the UK EMS scene. Magpas [...]
Source: Medical Aviation Services, 17-Dec-12
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust (KSSAAT) has signed a contract with air ambulance operator Medical Aviation Services (MAS) which heralds the introduction of a full 24/7 helicopter service in the UK’s South East from early next year. KSSAAT works in conjunction with the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) in the delivery of [...]
Source: BEP Systems, 19-Mar-12
BEP Systems have recently completed a Data Protection Audit for KSSAA to assist with their compliance to the Data Protection Act. Raising £5 million a year to keep their life saving ambulances flying is a full time occupation for the staff at the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance (KSSAA), so they don’t really have time to [...]
Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Jan-11
Frimley Park Hospital in the UK county of Surrey has given the go-ahead to a £20M project to build a new Accident & Emergency department including a roof-top helipad. When completed, this facility will avoid the delays associated with the current arrangement where air ambulances have to land at Kings International College and complete the [...]
Source: BBC, 21-Oct-10
The air ambulance service covering Kent, Surrey and East and West Sussex has been given the go-ahead to operate 24 hours a day.
Source: Surrey Herald, 08-Sep-10
Adrian Bell joins the charity in September following a career in the Royal Navy. He leaves his position as Commander British Forces Gibraltar to take up his new role with the air ambulance.
Source: BBC, 18-Aug-10
Surrey Air Ambulance spokeswoman Jill Playle said: “We are able to offer a very good service during the daytime but we’re unable to fly at night – and serious illness and injury happens 24 hours a day.