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Jonathan Jenkins appointed new CEO of London’s Air Ambulance

Jonathan Jenkins appointed new CEO of London’s Air Ambulance

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Jenkins as our new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In this role, Jonathan will provide strategic leadership and direction for our charity, continuing to ensure it is well administered and builds on growth in both operational capability and revenue. Jonathan will join us in April from… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 11-Jan-17

Londons Air Ambulance wins Pride of Britain Award

Londons Air Ambulance wins Pride of Britain Award

London’s Air Ambulance has been announced as the winner of the Emergency Services category at this year’s Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards. Our team was surprised with the news live on air whilst being interviewed on ITV’s This Morning. The full ceremony will be broadcast on ITV on 1st November at 8pm. The medical team… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 04-Nov-16

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London Air Ambulance boss quits

London Air Ambulance boss quits

After a tenure of nearly five years, CEO Graham Hodgkin has left London’s Air Ambulance and started a new role at Wavelength – a leadership and networking organisation which issued a very complimentary welcoming press release. Prior to joining LAA, Hodgkin completed over ten years with Deutsche Bank. His LinkedIn profile shows he left the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Oct-16

Londons Air Ambulance launches photo competition for 2017 calendar

Londons Air Ambulance launches photo competition for 2017 calendar

We have launched a photography competition calling on the public to submit photos of our helicopters and rapid response car fleet to fill our 2017 Charity Calendar. Money raised from the sale of the calendar will help us to deliver our advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London, and continue saving lives in… Read more »

Source: Londons Air Ambulance, 13-May-16

Name for second MD Explorer announced by London Air Ambulance

Name for second MD Explorer announced by London Air Ambulance

Four year old Ethan from Hornchurch is one of the lucky winners to name one of our helicopters. The winning name is ‘Rowan’ after his two year old sister. On a visit to our helipad at The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel last week, Ethan and his sister got to see the chosen name. The… Read more »

Source: London Air Ambulance, 06-Apr-16

Second Explorer for London’s Air Ambulance now test flying

Second Explorer for London’s Air Ambulance now test flying

The second MD902 Explorer helicopter for London’s Air Ambulance has taken to the air on Friday 22nd January at Gloucestershire Airport on its first UK test flights with the appropriate registration G-LNDN.  The helicopter arrived by road on 9th October in the lime green colour scheme of its previous owners – the Hamad Medical Corporation… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 25-Jan-16

Philanthropist Supports the Future of Pre-Hospital Medicine

Philanthropist Supports the Future of Pre-Hospital Medicine

Lord Beaverbrook visited us at our helipad last week in recognition of his support for the charity through the Beaverbrook Foundation. The Foundation, which supports charitable causes both in the UK and overseas, has generously committed to donate £20,000 per year for the next three years to our Institute of Pre-Hospital Care (“The Institute”). The… Read more »

Source: LAA, 07-Jan-16

Londons Air Ambulance to trial hand-held brain scanner

Londons Air Ambulance to trial hand-held brain scanner

We are trialling a brain scanner in the pre-hospital environment, to detect on scene for potentially life-threatening head injuries. The Infrascanner works by detecting blood clots on the brain, allowing for earlier and more accurate diagnosis of potentially life-threatening injuries. Early diagnosis will speed up the patient’s access to any further treatment that they may… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 04-Jan-16

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London’s Air Ambulance app wins award

London’s Air Ambulance app wins award

Last night we collected two key awards at the Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence 2015. Our life-saving dispatch app, developed in partnership with EE and Mubaloo, won the ‘Innovation’ category and Consultant, Dr Gareth Grier, won ‘Doctor of the Year’. We were also runner up in three other categories. Air ambulances from across the UK… Read more »

Source: LAA, 23-Nov-15

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London Air Ambulance buys second MD Explorer

London Air Ambulance buys second MD Explorer

With a figure of almost £4M so far raised  towards a target of £6M, London’s Air Ambulance is doing well financially towards their second helicopter.  Exactly what the monetary trigger point was we are not aware, but the organisation has clearly passed the “BUY” point and have completed on the purchase of a second MD… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Aug-15

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Press misrepresents London Air Ambulance MD Explorer down-time

Press misrepresents London Air Ambulance MD Explorer down-time

The London Evening Standard newspaper recently ran an article saying that their MD Explorer G-EHMS has been unavailable 50 days so far this year.  As with many mainstream media, their level of accuracy is often in question when they attempt to write a story of a technical nature when the author has no experience of the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Jul-15

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London’s Air Ambulance reveals £2 Million donation

London’s Air Ambulance reveals £2 Million donation

We are thrilled to announce a  £2 million donation has been pledged from the London Freemasons towards our second emergency medical helicopter. We recently launched the ‘Your London, Your Helicopter’ campaign to raise £4.4 million to acquire and sustain a second helicopter and extend daylight flying hours for five years.  The £2 million donation which… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 13-Mar-15

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London’s Air Ambulance analyses call-out patterns

London’s Air Ambulance analyses call-out patterns

London’s Air Ambulance treated 1806 patients in 2014. The charity has today released its mission statistics for 2014 in a bid to raise awareness and reach out for vital funding towards a second helicopter and to extend daylight flying hours. Key statistics include: Busiest boroughs included Westminster (120 patients treated), Tower Hamlets (104 patients treated)… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 13-Mar-15

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London’s Air Ambulance launches Life Saving Dispatch App

London’s Air Ambulance launches Life Saving Dispatch App

A revolutionary new mobile app and EE’s 4G network are helping London’s Air Ambulance save lives by reducing the time it takes to dispatch the charity’s advanced trauma teams by up to two minutes. Developed by mobile app developer Mubaloo and EE, the UK’s most advanced digital communications company, the app increases emergency dispatch efficiency… Read more »

Source: LAA, 25-Feb-15

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Helitech International to support London’s Air Ambulance

Helitech International to support London’s Air Ambulance

Helitech International 2015, Europe’s largest rotorcraft exhibition and conference hosted in partnership with the European Helicopter Association, is proud to announce its support for London’s Air Ambulance, a British-registered charity that operates an air ambulance service dedicated to responding to serious trauma emergencies in and around London. The helicopter service has provided pre-hospital care in… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 23-Feb-15

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Helitech International proud to support London’s Air Ambulance

Helitech International proud to support London’s Air Ambulance

Helitech International 2015, Europe’s largest rotorcraft exhibition and conference hosted in partnership with the European Helicopter Association, is proud to announce its support for London’s Air Ambulance, a British-registered charity that operates an air ambulance service dedicated to responding to serious trauma emergencies in and around London. The helicopter service has provided pre-hospital care in… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 20-Feb-15

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London’s Air Ambulance launches £4.4M campaign for second MD902

London’s Air Ambulance launches £4.4M campaign for second MD902

We are calling on the people and organizations of London to join together in owning the solution to London’s vital need for a second emergency medical helicopter.  In our largest ever fundraising drive, the ‘Your London, Your Helicopter’ campaign is hoping to raise the remaining £4.4 million needed to acquire and sustain a second helicopter… Read more »

Source: LAA, 04-Feb-15

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London £4.4m fundraising campaign begins for air ambulance

London £4.4m fundraising campaign begins for air ambulance

The Your London Your Helicopter scheme wants to buy a second helicopter by the end of the summer to provide rapid trauma care for the capital. See Full Story

Source: BBC News, 02-Feb-15

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London’s Air Ambulance performs world’s first pre-hospital REBOA

London’s Air Ambulance performs world’s first pre-hospital REBOA

World’s first pre-hospital REBOA carried out by London’s Air Ambulance Pioneering new technique to prevent trauma patients bleeding to death Control of severe pelvic haemorrhage, an injury most commonly associated with cycling incidents and falls from height 2 years of development with The Royal London Hospital Boris, “stunning advances in medical care are helping people… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 19-Jun-14

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Social media helps London’s Air Ambulance win grant

Social media helps London’s Air Ambulance win grant

Bidtech launched the Bidtech Challenge on the 1st of February 2014. The aim of the ongoing project is to give charities the chance to use digital fundraising tools at their events. Bidtech are excited to announce the first two charities that will receive our fundraising event service for free are London’s Air Ambulance and T2T2T… Read more »

Source: Bidtech, 24-Mar-14

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UK Government gives London’s Air Ambulance £1M for second helicopter

UK Government gives London’s Air Ambulance £1M for second helicopter

Commenting on the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer today that London’s Air Ambulance is to be awarded £1 million to enable the charity to operate a second helicopter covering the capital, Chief Executive Officer, Graham Hodgkin said: “This is fantastic news for the people of London as it is thanks to their support… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 20-Mar-14

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A Royal Visit to London Air Ambulance

A Royal Visit to London Air Ambulance

Their Royal Highnesses (TRH) The Earl and Countess of Wessex visited London’s Air Ambulance today as part of a tour around two charities supported by the Wessex Youth Trust (“the Trust”) on the Earl’s 50th Birthday.  TRH The Earl and Countess of Wessex awarded London’s Air Ambulance a grant for over £10,000 in November 2013 towards paediatric training manikins through the  Trust . Chief… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 11-Mar-14

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London’s Air Ambulance helps launch UK’s first undergraduate degree in Pre-Hospital Medicine

London’s Air Ambulance helps launch UK’s first undergraduate degree in Pre-Hospital Medicine

The Institute of Pre-Hospital Care at London’s Air Ambulance (“The Institute”), and Queen Mary University of London’s Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (“QMUL”) have partnered to create the UK’s first Intercalated BSc degree in Pre-Hospital Medicine. Pre-hospital medicine is an innovative and growing field that is now recognised as a sub-specialty… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 19-Feb-14

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London’s Air Ambulance partners with Vocalink to make fundraising easier

London’s Air Ambulance partners with Vocalink to make fundraising easier

London’s Air Ambulance has formed a two-year strategic partnership with VocaLink, who will provide the charity with financial and resource support. Launching the partnership, the UK and international payments provider is assessing the ways in which to enhance the donation systems and the associated technologies used by the charity. Graham Hodgkin, CEO of London’s Air… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 24-Jan-14

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London’s Air Ambulance wins ‘Outstanding Contribution to London’ award

London’s Air Ambulance wins ‘Outstanding Contribution to London’ award

London’s Air Ambulance, the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London, is the proud winner of the ‘Outstanding Contribution to London’ award in the London Lifestyle Awards 2013. This recognition comes shortly after the service reached a milestone in treating 30,000 patients. Due to celebrate its 25th anniversary in January… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 29-Oct-13

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London’s Air Ambulance marks 30,000 trauma patient milestone

London’s Air Ambulance marks 30,000 trauma patient milestone

London’s Air Ambulance has reached a significant milestone in treating 30,000 trauma patients since it began in 1989.  Thanks to the generous support of the London community, our charity has been able to save the lives of many people with time-critical medical interventions delivered at the scene of the incident.       Trauma is… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 24-Oct-13

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London’s Air Ambulance appoints Development Director

London’s Air Ambulance appoints Development Director

We are delighted to announce that Mark Davies has been appointed as Director of Development at London’s Air Ambulance charity. Mark has a long and successful fundraising career, within the medical, health and education sectors, most recently as Assistant Director of Centre of the Cell and prior to this as Trust and Foundations Manager at Queen Mary,… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 22-Jul-13

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FirstGroup pledges £100K to London’s Air Ambulance

FirstGroup pledges £100K to London’s Air Ambulance

FirstGroup, the leading transport operator in the UK and North America is providing our charity, with £100k worth of support over four years. Last month one of FirstGroup’s brand new hybrid buses, which is one of 23 which has just entered service in Essex, went head to head with our aircraft at RAF Northolt to… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 15-May-13

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London’s Air Ambulance – new offices are rent-free

London’s Air Ambulance – new offices are rent-free

It has come to our notice by scanning property websites that the new 4,000 sq.ft (371 m²) are rent-free, courtesy of landlords Land Securities. That fact was missed from the press release issued by London’s Air Ambulance, which merely said “the office move has been prompted by continuous growth”. Checking the report on the CoStar… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-Apr-13

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London Air Ambulance founder Alastair Wilson retires

London Air Ambulance founder Alastair Wilson retires

They help save lives and can get to anywhere in Greater London within six minutes, but 25 years ago London’s Air Ambulance did not even exist except as an idea in the mind of A&E consultant Alastair Wilson. (See Full Story)

Source: BBC News, 25-Apr-13

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London’s Air Ambulance to use 4G to enhance service

London’s Air Ambulance to use 4G to enhance service

London’s Air Ambulance, the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London, has formed a strategic partnership with mobile operator EE, to develop new systems that will use 4G technology to enhance its service and cut vital minutes off mission times to benefit its patients. London’s Air Ambulance has already… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 24-Apr-13

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London’s Air Ambulance moves charity office

London’s Air Ambulance moves charity office

London’s Air Ambulance is delighted to announce that our charity office is moving to the City of London on 29th April 2013. After many years of residency at The Royal London  Hospital, our charity team is to relocate to 7/8 Philpot Lane, EC3M 8AA. Telephone 020 7220 5470 The office move has been prompted by… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 23-Apr-13

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London’s Air Ambulance partners with International SOS

London’s Air Ambulance partners with International SOS

International SOS and London’s Air Ambulance today announced a strategic partnership for 2013. The partnership will focus on securing additional funding for London’s Air Ambulance to sustain the vital life-saving services it delivers across the capital and support a number of key enhancements being made by the charity. London’s Air Ambulance, the charity that delivers… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 17-Apr-13

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London’s Air Ambulance in TV series starting Thursday

London’s Air Ambulance in TV series starting Thursday

Our team will be followed in Channel 5’s Trauma Doctors in four 60 minute programmes, beginning on Thursday 11th April 2013 at 9pm. Shadowing London’s Air Ambulance and the UK’s leading trauma centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Trauma Doctors allows the audience to witness this specialist group of clinicians making the split second… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 10-Apr-13

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London’s Air Ambulance Turns To City For Funding

London’s Air Ambulance Turns To City For Funding

London’s solitary air ambulance could gain a companion if plans to seek funding from the City are successful.Unlike our urban counterparts, Paris, New York and Sydney who have at least four air ambulances each, we rely on just one (see full story).

Source: Londonist, 05-Apr-13

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Exclusive – London’s Air Ambulance new livery

Exclusive – London’s Air Ambulance new livery

Gone are the big sponsor logos – but the theme is still very much red.  The MD Explorer of LAA (London’s Air Ambulance) G-EHMS has appeared from the paint shop at Gloucestershire Airport in new red paint with a yellow and pale blue “dog tooth” pattern to the aft of the cabin area and to… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-Feb-13

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London’s Air Ambulance to move base

London’s Air Ambulance to move base

London’s Air Ambulance are reportedly moving base to Northolt in the very near future, having overnighted their helicopter – currently an MD Explorer, plus the Dauphin before that – for 24 years at Denham.  There are two possible reasons for this – either their contract was with Premiair (who ceased operating from Denham late last… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Feb-13

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Big Interview: New CEO at London’s Air Ambulance

Big Interview: New CEO at London’s Air Ambulance

“his long-term mission is to have two helicopters flying simultaneously both day and night. At present the helicopter only operates during daylight hours from around 8am in the morning to around 4pm in winter and 8pm in summer.”  Read the full article

Source: East London Advertiser, 03-Feb-13

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London’s Air Ambulance appoints CEO and looks to 2nd helicopter

London’s Air Ambulance appoints CEO and looks to 2nd helicopter

London’s Air Ambulance, the Charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London, is delighted to announce the appointment of Graham Hodgkin to the role of Chief Executive Officer. He joins at an exciting time of rapid transition for the Charity and will lead the service through its next stages of… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 14-Jan-13

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Bank staff raise over £50,000 for London’s Air Ambulance

Bank staff raise over £50,000 for London’s Air Ambulance

Coutts has exceeded its annual target of raising £50,000 for this year’s chosen charity, London’s Air Ambulance. Coutts’ Products, Services & Marketing team dug deep to raise more than double last year’s charity donation, culminating in a grand total of £51,705.60. Numerous fundraising activities were organised throughout the last twelve months, including comedy nights, a… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 06-Jan-13

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London’s Air Ambulance supports “medical skills for young offenders” project

London’s Air Ambulance supports “medical skills for young offenders” project

As London saw this year’s youngest victim of knife crime, 14-year-old Kevin Ssali, sadly die on Sunday, the need to ensure immediate, on the scene medical aid for victims of violent attacks seems to be more urgent than ever. The Liverpool project aims to train young offenders, who are often present at the scene of… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 23-Sep-12

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London’s Air Ambulance supports ‘medical skills for young offenders’ project

London’s Air Ambulance supports ‘medical skills for young offenders’ project

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with The Liverpool Project, that has been set up to teach young offenders the basic medical skills necessary to manage victims of violent attacks. Young offenders, who are often present at the scene of violent incidents are trained to provide immediate haemorrhage control in the vital minutes after… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 19-Sep-12

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London’s Air Ambulance trials pocket-sized visualization devices

London’s Air Ambulance trials pocket-sized visualization devices

Five portable, pocket-sized visualization devices that can help physicians identify fluid presence as well as other life threatening conditions are being trialed by London’s Air Ambulance charity. London’s Air Ambulance, which provides pre-hospital medical care to victims of serious injury throughout London, has experienced increased demand during the Olympic Games and expects similar during the Paralympic… Read more »

Source: GE Healthcare, 03-Sep-12

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London’s Air Ambulance launches “Wear Red” day

London’s Air Ambulance launches “Wear Red” day

Wear Red Day launches on Friday 28th September, for the first time in its history and it is a day which we hope will become an annual fundraising event. Simply by wearing red to the office, school or on a night out, you can raise awareness and money for our life-saving service. ‘Wear Red Day’ will become… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 31-Aug-12

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London’s Air Ambulance providing advanced care for the Olympics

London’s Air Ambulance providing advanced care for the Olympics

London’s Air Ambulance, the Charity which runs London’s helicopter emergency medical service, is proud to announce that it is the designated air ambulance for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games (“the Games”). In addition to providing Major Incident and serious injury cover for London during this time, London’s Air Ambulance medical teams will provide… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 17-Jul-12

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London’s Air Ambulance trialling brain-cooling device

London’s Air Ambulance trialling brain-cooling device

London’s Air Ambulance, the Charity which runs London’s Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, has become the first in the UK to trial a novel device for directly cooling the brain using evaporative, nasal spray technology, the RhinoChill® IntraNasal Cooling System in pre-hospital cardiac arrest patients.  London’s Air Ambulance will conduct this study on its Physician Response… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 02-May-12

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London’s Air Ambulance launches interactive mission map

London’s Air Ambulance launches interactive mission map

We have now launched an Interactive Mission Map on our website.  Each postcode area will show a breakdown of missions that London’s Air Ambulance has attended in that vicinity since 1st January 2012. We attend over 2,000 missions in the Capital per year, only tending to those patients who are critically injured and in whom every minute counts. … Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 20-Apr-12

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London’s Air Ambulance has 13 runners in the London Marathon

London’s Air Ambulance has 13 runners in the London Marathon

On Sunday 22nd April, London’s Air Ambulance will have 13 supporters running the Virgin London Marathon in aid of the Charity. Out of hundreds of applicants, three runners were selected for our official places in the marathon, each aiming to raise £2012.There are an additional ten runners that have secured their own place who will be donating… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 18-Apr-12

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London Stock Exchange opened by London’s Air Ambulance

London Stock Exchange opened by London’s Air Ambulance

London’s Air Ambulance opened London trading in the London Stock Exchange’s Market Open Ceremony on 23rd March 2012.  To mark this special occasion, London’s Air Ambulance invited ex patient, four year old Liam, to open the market together with the doctor and paramedic who helped save his life. London’s Air Ambulance has been the London Stock Exchange… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 26-Mar-12

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UK’s first air ambulance to carry Blood on Board

UK’s first air ambulance to carry Blood on Board

Today, London’s Air Ambulance, will make history as the first air ambulance in the UK to carry blood on board its aircraft and cars. Every day in London, victims of major trauma are attended by London’s Air Ambulance. Many of these patients are suffering from catastrophic bleeding. Some die at the scene from blood loss… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 06-Mar-12

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Transport group launches annual sponsorship of London’s Air Ambulance

Transport group launches annual sponsorship of London’s Air Ambulance

National Express Group, a leading bus, coach and rail transport provider, is delighted to have launched a £25,000 annual sponsorship of London’s Air Ambulance yesterday. Commenting on the sponsorship, Charity Director, David Oakley said: “London’s Air Ambulance relies heavily upon corporate support and donations from the public to ensure the continued provision of this life-saving service. … Read more »

Source: National Express, 05-Feb-12

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London’s Air Ambulance makes appointment to lead financial sector fundraising

London’s Air Ambulance makes appointment to lead financial sector fundraising

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Julian Thompson as an Executive Director of the Charity.  Julian previously worked as a doctor on London’s Air Ambulance in 2010 and has returned to lead an enhancement of the capacity and funding of the service in partnership with senior figures in the City of London…. Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 30-Jan-12

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London’s Air Ambulance depends on Versapak bags

London’s Air Ambulance depends on Versapak bags

When it comes to saving lives, having the best preparation and equipment available is paramount to a successful rescue. For London’s Air Ambulance, the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) charity that provides 24-hour specialist trauma care to the people of London, this understanding is what allows them to provide their patients with the best possible… Read more »

Source: Versapak, 23-Dec-11

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London’s Air Ambulance moves to new rooftop helipad

London’s Air Ambulance moves to new rooftop helipad

Today marked a moment in history when London’s Air Ambulance, the world’s leading air ambulance, began operating from its new home on top of the new Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel.  The helicopter landed at 8.05am for service.  At 284ft high, the helipad is one of the highest in Europe and is almost the same… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 15-Dec-11

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London’s Air Ambulance Consultant & Trustee made first pre-hospital EMS professor

London’s Air Ambulance Consultant & Trustee made first pre-hospital EMS professor

Dr. David Lockey, London’s Air Ambulance Consultant & Trustee and Research & Development lead, was made Honorary Professor of Trauma and Prehospital Emergency Medicine by the University of Bristol. This is believed to be the only Professorial appointment in the UK in the new medical speciality of Prehospital Emergency Medicine.  The General Medical Council have… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 18-Aug-11

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London’s Air Ambulance hosts Norwegian delegation

London’s Air Ambulance hosts Norwegian delegation

We were delighted to host a visit for His Excellency, Kim Traavik, The Norwegian Ambassador for London, in July.  He was joined by Steinar Sørlie, General Secretary of the Norwegian Air Ambulance and former Minister, and Professor Hans Morten Lossius, Research and Development Director of the Norwegian Air Ambulance. The visit was arranged to hear… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 17-Aug-11

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London’s Air Ambulance launches new hard-to-find website

London’s Air Ambulance launches new hard-to-find website

London’s Air Ambulance launched a visually appealing new website on 1st July, but you cannot find it on Google!  Try looking for it and the old URL LondonsAirAmbulance.com comes up, but that fails.  Some careful detective work by HeliHub.com found it at LondonsAirAmbulance.co.uk – and it’s worth checking out.  However, we would have expected that… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Jul-11

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London and Norwegian Air Ambulances collaborate on pre-hospital care R&D

London and Norwegian Air Ambulances collaborate on pre-hospital care R&D

This agreement formalises the existing strong links between two long established providers of physician-led pre-hospital care. Both organisations are committed leaders in the field of quality improvement in pre-hospital care and place research and development high on their agendas. London’s Air Ambulance has an international reputation for clinical excellence and has trained the majority of… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 06-Apr-11

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London’s Air Ambulance reaches 25,000 missions by helicopter and car

London’s Air Ambulance reaches 25,000 missions by helicopter and car

London’s Air Ambulance, the Charity which runs London’s only air ambulance has today attended its 25,000th mission.  The service, which has been in operation for 23 years, also celebrates a year of being a 24hr operation next month, in April 2011, thanks to the continued support of its sponsors and the London community. London’s Air… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 22-Mar-11

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Coroner at 7/7 terrorism inquest says London Air Ambulance needs “proper funding”

Coroner at 7/7 terrorism inquest says London Air Ambulance needs “proper funding”

On 7th July 2005, the city of London was rocked by a series of terrorist blasts during the morning rush hour, targetting three underground trains and one iconic red London bus.  A total of 56 people died, including four suicide bombers. There is currently an inquest in London into the tragic events of that day. … Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Mar-11

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London’s Air Ambulance appoints PR Manager

London’s Air Ambulance appoints PR Manager

As part of the rejuvenation of the charity, London’s Air Ambulance has appointed Siobhra Murphy as their Public Relations Manager to boost the charity’s profile to the 10 million people who live and work in London. The LAA press release indicated that Siobhra is experienced in Financial and Corporate PR and also has a keen… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 10-Feb-11

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London’s Air Ambulance appoints Business Development Manager

London’s Air Ambulance appoints Business Development Manager

London’s Air Ambulance has appointed Diane Richens as the Charity’s Business Development Manager.  The LAA press release indicated that “Diane brings with her over 10 years experience working in Business Development in multi-national organisations in both the Private and Third Sector”.  Research on the internet found that she previously worked in a similar Business Development… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 09-Feb-11

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London’s Air Ambulance rescued by Banco Santander?

London’s Air Ambulance rescued by Banco Santander?

London’s Air Ambulance (“LAA”) has announced that it has secured financing on its MD Explorer helicopter for the next seven years.  The deal, financed through Santander Corporate Banking, and with the support of Virgin Group, will enable the Charity to concentrate its efforts on continuing to develop its service.  It has also appointed Banco Santander… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Feb-11

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London’s Air Ambulance to go 24×7 from next month

London’s Air Ambulance to go 24×7 from next month

London radio station LBC is this morning reporting that London’s Air Ambulance will soon be moving to 24 hour operation.  In the short news item, the report said that this was the result of the London Ambulance Service agreeing to fund paramedics right through the night, rather than up to 1am as previously.  We suspect… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Feb-10

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London’s Air Ambulance receives ‘advice and guidance’ after commission probe

London’s Air Ambulance receives ‘advice and guidance’ after commission probe

London’s Air Ambulance has received unspecified ‘advice and guidance’ from the Charity Commission after concerns were raised about the charity’s governance and financial controls.

Source: Third Sector, 21-Jan-10

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London’s Air Ambulance board allows sacked CEO to appeal

London’s Air Ambulance board allows sacked CEO to appeal

The board of the London Air Ambulance charity that sacked chief executive David Philpott after he raised concerns about alleged malpractice by some trustees, has reportedly commissioned an independent review into the circumstances surrounding his dismissal.

Source: Civil Society, 10-Dec-09

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Kent Air Ambulance boss leaves for new role in London

Source: Kent Online, 11-Aug-09

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