Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Unique soccer shirt auction to benefit Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Unique soccer shirt auction to benefit Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

20-May-2021Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Steve Dukes, Head of Kit and Equipment for Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is to auction a unique haul of personally signed shirts, including from all 92 clubs in the Premier League and Football League pyramid, in memory of his late father Charlie Dukes. The online auction will begin on Friday 14th May, lasting for one... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance is blazing a trail for the environment

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance is blazing a trail for the environment

19-Apr-2021Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

On the eve of Earth Day 2021 (22nd April) Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is excited to announce the steps taken to date and further plans to reduce its impact on the environment. In what EHAAT believes is a first for a UK air ambulance charity, it has carried out a thorough review of... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance move in to new airbase

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance move in to new airbase

17-Feb-2021Source: EHAAT

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) has taken possession of its brand-new purpose-built airbase at North Weald Airfield following its completion by Barnes Construction. Work on the facility began in February 2020 after planning permission was granted by Epping Forest District Council. Project managed by quantity surveyors Castons, and designed by architects Hurley Porte and... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance steps up protection against COVID-19

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance steps up protection against COVID-19

8-Feb-2021Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is taking additional steps to protect patients and crew members from COVID-19 by decontaminating crews and equipment with specially-prepared water containing salt and electricity which instantly kills 99.99% of bacteria, fungi and viruses. A dry `fog’ created from electrolysed saline water is released inside a tent into which anything... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance reaches blood milestone

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance reaches blood milestone

9-Dec-2020Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) has now given blood transfusions to more than 100 patients. This incredible milestone was reached recently when a man involved in a road traffic collision was given a pre-hospital transfusion by a clinical team based at the charity’s North Weald airbase, who attended the incident by rapid response vehicle.... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance CEO shortlisted for national award

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance CEO shortlisted for national award

23-Sep-2020Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Jane Gurney, Chief Executive of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT), has been shortlisted in the category ‘Charity Chief Executive’ in the Third Sector Awards 2020. It is the second time in the space of a few weeks that that Jane has been shortlisted for a national award, having been shortlisted for the recent Charity... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance receives COVID19 cash from Government

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance receives COVID19 cash from Government

22-Sep-2020Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is to receive £140,000 from the Government. The money is part of £6 million awarded to Air Ambulances UK for distribution to the 21 air ambulance charities on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care. The Government funding is an emergency injection of cash to help air... Read more

COVID-19 – Total UK supplies free jet fuel to two UK air ambulance services

COVID-19 – Total UK supplies free jet fuel to two UK air ambulance services

24-Apr-2020Source: Total UK

Total UK Limited has announced that it will be supplying free jet fuel to both the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) and the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) during the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure that both services are able to continue carrying out life-saving work. Jet fuel will be provided to the... Read more

25,000 missions for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

25,000 missions for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

14-Jan-2020Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) has been tasked a total of 25,000 missions since the Charity was founded 21 years ago. This landmark figure was reached on January 1st when the team attended a road traffic collision in Hertfordshire. EHAAT attended 1,526 patients in 2019, making it the busiest year ever for the Charity’s... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance base gets green light

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance base gets green light

2-Dec-2019Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) has received planning permission from Epping Forest District Council for new premises at North Weald which will secure the future of the North Weald operation of the Charity. EHAAT will make use of a one-off grant of £1.5 million from the Government to help pay for the new Airbase,... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance go 24×7 with a 4×4

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance go 24×7 with a 4×4

7-Oct-2019Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

From October 7th 2019, an Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) critical care team will be available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This is the first time in the Charity’s 21-year history that it has been able to provide a fully 24/7 service to the people of Essex, Hertfordshire and the surrounding... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance to receive £1.5M grant towards £4M hangar

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance to receive £1.5M grant towards £4M hangar

18-Jul-2019Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

In his Budget Statement last Autumn Phillip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced that the Government would be making £10 million available to support the funding of capital projects for the 18 air ambulance charities in England. Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) applied for £1.5 million, and following an announcement on Friday 28th June... Read more

Impact of knife crime discussed at EHAAT Aeromedical Conference

Impact of knife crime discussed at EHAAT Aeromedical Conference

28-Jun-2019Source: EHAAT

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance’s (EHAAT) 10th anniversary Aeromedical Conference on June 26th heard TV presenter Alex Beresford speak movingly about the impact of knife crime on society. Alex’s cousin Nathaniel Armstrong was tragically killed during a knife attack earlier this year. The Good Morning Britain weather presenter and anti-knife crime campaigner spoke about the... Read more

Speakers for 10th Anniversary Aeromedical Conference

Speakers for 10th Anniversary Aeromedical Conference

14-Jun-2019Source: EHAAT

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance’s (EHAAT) 10th annual Aeromedical Conference will hear from two keynote speakers this year. This FREE event, which takes place on Wednesday 26th June at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford, will bring together delegates from across the UK and Europe to consider this year’s theme of ‘Reflect, Learn, Innovate’. It is... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance to carry blood supplies

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance to carry blood supplies

20-Mar-2019Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) will carry blood supplies on board its helicopters and Rapid Response Vehicles (RRVs). This major development will provide a significant improvement in the care that can be provided to patients. Being able to give a pre-hospital transfusion at the scene of an incident could be a life-saving intervention for... Read more

Busiest year ever for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Busiest year ever for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

10-Jan-2019Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) attended a total of 1,491 patients in 2018, making it the busiest year ever for the Charity’s Critical Care Teams. The figure is an increase of 2% on 2017 with 1,461 patients and a rise of 38% on the 2016 total of 1,077. EHAAT’s helicopters and Rapid Response Vehicles... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance appoints new Trustees

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance appoints new Trustees

9-Nov-2018Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Claire Smith and Andy Tunningley were appointed as Trustees of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) at a recent board meeting. At the same meeting Clare Dobie, who stepped down as a Trustee after nearly ten years’ service, was thanked for her commitment and support for the Charity. Claire Smith and her husband Robert have... Read more

Essex & Herts gets support from Harrods Aviation and London Luton Airport

Essex & Herts gets support from Harrods Aviation and London Luton Airport

10-Aug-2018Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is to receive support from Harrods Aviation Ltd and London Luton Airport (LLA). Harrods Aviation Ltd, a specialist private aviation operator at LLA, has agreed to waive all landing charges and handling costs if one of EHAAT’s helicopters needs to call at the airport, while London Luton Airport has... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance welcomes UK Government lottery consultation

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance welcomes UK Government lottery consultation

3-Jul-2018Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

The Government is recommending an increase in the maximum draw prize from its current limit of £400,000 to £500,000. The consultation also ask for views on increasing the number of tickets society lotteries can sell to a value of £100 million per year and the amount they can raise per draw to £5 million. Nicole... Read more

Air Ambulance Aeromedical conference a success

Air Ambulance Aeromedical conference a success

2-Jul-2018Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Delegates have travelled from across the UK to attend the annual Aeromedical Conference organised by Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT). The theme for the event, sponsored by Specialist Aviation Services, Leonardo Helicopters and Anglia Ruskin University was `Paediatrics – Our Care, Their Future’. Speakers focussed on the causes, prevalence and changing face of paediatric... Read more

Air Ambulance Chief Executive receives top honour

Air Ambulance Chief Executive receives top honour

20-Jun-2018Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Jane Gurney, Chief Executive of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance, has today been named Director of the Year in the ‘Public/Third Sector’ category by the Institute of Directors (IoD) for the East of England. Mrs Gurney received her award from IoD Director General Stephen Martin at a celebratory lunch held in the Jockey Club Rooms... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance sign £100K sponsorship deal

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance sign £100K sponsorship deal

8-Jun-2018Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is pleased to announce that it has signed a three-year partnership with Chelmsford-based Essex Media Ltd. The deal, which is worth nearly £100,000, will cover the cost of one life-saving mission each month and see Essex Media’s logos appear on EHAAT’s fleet of two helicopters and four Rapid Response Vehicles... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Aeromedical Conference confirm speakers

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Aeromedical Conference confirm speakers

17-May-2018Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is delighted to announce the speakers for its award-winning Aeromedical Conference on June 27th at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford. This year’s event, sponsored by Specialist Aviation Services, is again free to attend. The theme is `Paediatrics – Our Care, Their Future’, focussing on the causes, prevalence and changing face of... Read more

New Trustee for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

New Trustee for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

20-Apr-2018Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Roy Marfleet, Chairman of Essex-based MDS Civil Engineering has been appointed as a Trustee of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT). Mr Marfleet, who has been a rugby referee for the last 25 years and officiated at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, has been a keen supporter of EHAAT for a number of years. He... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance praised by CQC inspection report

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance praised by CQC inspection report

12-Apr-2018Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) has been highly praised by independent healthcare regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Following an inspection earlier this year, the CQC highlighted areas of outstanding practice at the Charity’s two airbases – in North Weald and Earls Colne – with no recommendations for further improvement. Inspectors said: “The staff’s... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance welcomes new Chair of Trustees

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance welcomes new Chair of Trustees

27-Sep-2017Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Jonathan Trower, who has been a Trustee of the Charity since September 2016, takes over from Acting Chair, Rob Forsyth. Jonathan is a Managing Director at DC Advisory, a City-based corporate advisory firm. He and his wife also own a small farming business on the boundary of Hertfordshire and Essex. He is involved with a... Read more

SAS delivers next AW169 Air Ambulance

SAS delivers next AW169 Air Ambulance

7-Jul-2017Source: Specialist Aviation Services

UK-based Specialist Aviation Services is pleased to announce the delivery of its fourth AW169 air ambulance into UK service. The aircraft will be operated from North Weald airfield on behalf of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance and enters service as the charity celebrates 20 years of service. The aircraft, with its distinctive new livery features... Read more

EASA clears British AW169 air ambulances to fly

EASA clears British AW169 air ambulances to fly

11-May-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Four AW169 helicopters have so far been delivered from the factory in Italy to British operator Specialist Aviation Services (SAS), but none are yet in service.  With the medical interior completion by SAS, various aspects of the work have required STC approval from EASA, and while that part would always be expected to take some... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance unveil rebrand

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance unveil rebrand

10-Apr-2017Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

As of this year, the Air Ambulances of Essex and Hertfordshire have been partnered for a decade. With 2017 representing the tenth anniversary of Herts Air Ambulance, the twentieth year of Essex Air Ambulance and the arrival of the Charity’s first purchased helicopter this summer, EHAAT felt it was time to solidify the partnership of... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance go 24×7 – but on four wheels

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance go 24×7 – but on four wheels

10-May-2016Source: EHAAT

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) is to introduce a 24 hour day seven day week life-saving service via its Rapid Response Vehicles (RRVs) – it was announced today Trustees approved the decision at its latest Board Meeting in April (26.4.16) in order to meet its vision to provide the highest level of clinical... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust to replace MD Explorer with AW169

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust to replace MD Explorer with AW169

30-Mar-2016Source: EHAAT

Thanks to the support of the people and businesses of Essex and Hertfordshire, the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) has reached a milestone in its fundraising – enabling the charity to purchase its own helicopter for the first time in its 20 year history. Today (30 March 2016) Rob Forsyth, Chair of Trustees... Read more

Founder of paramedic profession takes centre stage at EHAAT Clinical Governance Day

Founder of paramedic profession takes centre stage at EHAAT Clinical Governance Day

18-Mar-2016Source: EHAAT

The founder of the first paramedic unit in Europe, Prof. Douglas Chamberlain, spoke to an 85-strong audience of doctors, paramedics, nurses, students and other emergency services personnel at the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust’s monthly Clinical Governance Day held at North Weald Airfield on Tuesday 15 March. Prof. Chamberlain, who has dedicated his career... Read more

Herts Air Ambulance opens its first charity shop

Herts Air Ambulance opens its first charity shop

27-Oct-2015Source: Herts Air Ambulance

Christmas shoppers in Ware will be in for a treat from early December as Herts Air Ambulance opens the doors to its first Charity Shop, just in time for Christmas. The Charity Shop located at 3, High Street in Ware, will be a huge boost to the Charity – helping to ensure its life-saving helicopters... Read more

Essex Herts Air Ambulance takes expertise to Denmark

Essex Herts Air Ambulance takes expertise to Denmark

14-Oct-2015Source: EHAAT

A Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) team from Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) took their expertise to Aarhus University in Denmark recently to address an international audience of students and clinical experts on how the life-saving Charity operates to bring cutting-edge medical treatment to the pre-hospital scene. More than 250 delegates attended the... Read more

Three year old to open new Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust head office

Three year old to open new Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust head office

13-Apr-2015Source: Clacton Gazette

A three-year-old girl who was airlifted to hospital after a serious crash will officially open the new head office of the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust. See Full Story... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust launches smartphone app

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust launches smartphone app

3-Feb-2015Source: Essex & Herts AA

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) is delighted to announce the launch of its new App for iPhone and Android smart phones. The EHAAT App has a unique function enabling users in the event of an emergency to give an exact six-figure grid reference to accurately pinpoint their location to the emergency services allowing... Read more

Essex & Herts Top Doctor Wins National Air Ambulance Award

Essex & Herts Top Doctor Wins National Air Ambulance Award

24-Nov-2014Source: EHAAT

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) is delighted to announce that their Pre-hospital Care Doctor Rik Thomas, won Air Ambulance Doctor of the Year at the national Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence 2014 on Monday night. Rik’s award is in recognition of his actions following an incident that required quick thinking and careful consideration... Read more

New footwear for Essex Air Ambulance crew courtesy of Magnum

New footwear for Essex Air Ambulance crew courtesy of Magnum

26-Jun-2014Source: Essex Air Ambulance

The Essex Air Ambulance Air Crew are now proud owners of state of the art boots thanks to the support of Magnum. Georgina Lees, UK PR & Communication Executive for Magnum, said: “As a company that provide the professional services with comfortable, resilient and certified footwear, Magnum are delighted to announce that we will be... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust Host the 5th Aeromedical Conference

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust Host the 5th Aeromedical Conference

5-May-2014Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

On Wednesday 30th April 2014, over 150 delegates from across the UK joined Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) for the 5th Aeromedical Conference at the ultra-modern CEME Conference Centre in Rainham. This free event sponsored by Medical Aviation Services saw a host of nationally and internationally acclaimed speakers present a variety of topics... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance save lives at night – by car, not helicopter

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance save lives at night – by car, not helicopter

27-Mar-2014Source: EHAAT

People living and working in Essex, Hertfordshire and surrounding areas now benefit from an extended service by the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust. During the hours of darknesson Friday and Saturday nights a specialist Doctor/Paramedic Team will respond to patients via a dedicated fast response car. It is very apparent that people become critically ill or injured... Read more

Over 100,000 now play Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust lottery

Over 100,000 now play Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust lottery

27-Nov-2013Source: EHAAT

The Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust Flight for Life Lottery is now more popular than ever, reaching the highest number of members in its 15 year history! A record breaking 107,000 chances are now being played across Essex and Herts all helping to keep your local Air Ambulances operational and saving lives across both... Read more

Herts Air Ambulance Celebrates Five Years

Herts Air Ambulance Celebrates Five Years

13-Nov-2013Source: Herts Air Ambulance

Herts Air Ambulance celebrates 5 years of being in operation and saving lives across Hertfordshire. To mark this very special milestone the Charity hosted a celebration evening for its supporters at the prestigious Haileybury College in Hertford with special guest Ray Winstone our new celebrity patron! Guests enjoyed a drinks reception and dinner followed by... Read more

UK – Hertfordshire Air Ambulance celebrates 5 years

UK – Hertfordshire Air Ambulance celebrates 5 years

15-Oct-2013Source: Herts Air Ambulance

Herts Air Ambulance celebrates 5 years of being in operation and saving lives across the region. To mark this very special milestone the Charity is inviting its supporters to join them at an exclusive celebration evening on Friday 25th October with special celebrity guest Ray Winstone! Join the Herts Air Ambulance Team and popular British... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance host 4th Aeromedical Case Study Conference

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance host 4th Aeromedical Case Study Conference

3-Jul-2013Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

On Wednesday 19th June 2013, Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) hosted the 4th Aeromedical Conference at Ford Dunton, near Basildon in Essex, the largest automotive technical centre in the UK, which houses the main design team of Ford of Europe. The aim of this free conference was to give like-minded professionals the opportunity... Read more

Essex & Herts AAT attend first UK EMS Parliamentary Group

Essex & Herts AAT attend first UK EMS Parliamentary Group

17-Jun-2013Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

The first annual reception for the All Party Parliamentary Group for Air Ambulances (APPGAA) took place at the House of Commons on Tuesday 11th June. The APPGAA, supported by the Association of Air Ambulances aims to raise the quality of care, effectiveness and efficiency of the Air Ambulance Services for patients through closer engagement with political... Read more

UK – Hospital helipad lost after planners approve nearby homes

UK – Hospital helipad lost after planners approve nearby homes

14-Jun-2013Source: Echo-News

BASILDON Hospital bosses were unaware the controversial Dry Street housing development would lead to the loss of a landing base for the Essex Air Ambulance.  (See Full Story)... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust donate life-saving equipment to Hungarian HEMS

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust donate life-saving equipment to Hungarian HEMS

28-Nov-2012Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) having recently upgraded to state of the art ZOLL® X Series™ Patient Monitors is delighted to donate two older generation Schiller patient monitors to Dr Peter Temesvari, Medical Director of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in Hungary. Before being appointed Medical Director of Hungarian HEMS, Peter Temesvari was a HEMS Doctor... Read more

World class cardiac care for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

World class cardiac care for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

23-Nov-2012Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

Thanks to an appeal over the summer which raised over £14,000, the people of Essex and Hertfordshire are now benefiting from some of the highest standard pre-hospital cardiac care the World has to offer with new state of the art equipment on board the Essex & Herts Air Ambulances. Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust... Read more

Essex Air Ambulance happy as fraudulent charity shop closed

Essex Air Ambulance happy as fraudulent charity shop closed

13-Nov-2012Source: Essex Air Ambulance

After four years of investigations into a Charity Shop in Walton-on-the-Naze; Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) is delighted to confirm the closure of the Charity Shop and that the proprietor Nigel Philpott-Jones has pleaded guilty of fraud by false misrepresentation. His official sentencing has taken place today at Chelmsford Crown Court and Mr... Read more

UK – Herts Air Ambulance adds new response vehicle

UK – Herts Air Ambulance adds new response vehicle

28-May-2012Source: Herts Air Ambulance

Herts Air Ambulance is being backed up with a new response vehicle thanks to the region’s emergency vehicle services and repair specialists, Essex Emergency Services 2000 Ltd in Romford, Essex. Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust Clinical Manager, Stuart Elms took delivery of the Volvo 4×4 on Friday 4th May at North Weald Airfield, home of the... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance paramedic receives award

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance paramedic receives award

14-May-2012Source: Saffron Walden Reporter

ESSEX & Herts Air Ambulance Trust Critical Care Paramedic Laurie Phillipson was surprised this morning live on ITV’s Daybreak by Dr Hilary who presented him with a Health Heroes Award. (see full story)... Read more

UK: 1,000 Missions Flown for Herts Air Ambulance

UK: 1,000 Missions Flown for Herts Air Ambulance

15-Apr-2012Source: Herts Air Ambulance

More lives are being saved in Hertfordshire thanks to the Herts Air Ambulance (HAA). Since its launch in November 2008 this vital Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) has flown over 1,000 life-saving missions.   The landmark call-out was on Thursday 12th April where the aircraft was despatched to provide critical care to a patient in cardiac... Read more

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance host 3rd Aeromedical Case Study Conference

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance host 3rd Aeromedical Case Study Conference

9-Apr-2012Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

On Wednesday 28th March 2012, Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) hosted the third Aeromedical Case Study Conference at Ford Dunton, near Basildon, the largest automotive technical centre in the UK, which houses the main design team of Ford of Europe. This year’s conference was titled ‘The Human Contribution to HEMS Patient Safety’ and... Read more

Two UK EMS charities work together to extend hours

Two UK EMS charities work together to extend hours

30-Mar-2012Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

People living and working in the East of England will again benefit from a unique partnership between the region’s two Air Ambulance Charities this summer. Under the agreement, trialled successfully in 2011, the Charities will collaborate with the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) to extend their service to cover the longer summer... Read more

Two UK EMS charities collaborate to extend summer hours

Two UK EMS charities collaborate to extend summer hours

29-Jan-2012Source: EAAA

A unique collaboration between the East of England’s two Air Ambulance Charities, Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) and East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) to provide an extended service during the longer summer days has been shown to be successful with an additional 75 missions flown by the charities’ helicopters during the period. Our... Read more

UK: 900 mission milestone for Herts Air Ambulance

UK: 900 mission milestone for Herts Air Ambulance

20-Dec-2011Source: Herts Air Ambulance

More lives are being saved in Hertfordshire thanks to the Herts Air Ambulance (HAA). Since its launch in November 2008 this vital Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) has flown over 900 life-saving missions. The landmark call-out was on Tuesday 13th December to a road traffic collision involving three vehicles on the QE2 Bridge in Thurrock. The... Read more

Neighbouring UK EMS operators match extended hours for summer

Neighbouring UK EMS operators match extended hours for summer

16-Apr-2011Source: East Anglian Air Ambulance

People living and working in the East of England will soon benefit from an extended daylight hour Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) thanks to the operational partnership of two air ambulance charities based in the East. The move to cover the extended daylight hours during the summer months will see the East of England Ambulance... Read more

Essex Air Ambulance moves to new base at Earls Colne

Essex Air Ambulance moves to new base at Earls Colne

5-Apr-2011Source: MD902

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust is delighted to confirm that the Essex Air Ambulance has relocated from Boreham airfield to Earls Colne airfield with a brand new visitor area due to be launched in July 2011. Over the last 12 months, having secured planning consent and an affordable building design, TJ Evers the appointed... Read more

Work starts on new base for Essex Air Ambulance

Work starts on new base for Essex Air Ambulance

29-Jan-2011Source: Essex Air Ambulance

We are delighted to announce that building work is now underway to bring the Essex operational airbase to Earls Colne Airfield! Over the last 9 months, having secured planning consent and an affordable building design, TJ Evers the appointed building contractor arrived on site in January to begin this exciting new chapter in the history of... Read more

Herts Air Ambulance clocks up 500th mission in two years

Herts Air Ambulance clocks up 500th mission in two years

29-Oct-2010Source: Watford Observer

The Herts Air Ambulance and its crew have attended more than 500 incidents, their work is diverse and challenging but the aim is always the same – to provide the best possible care quickly and efficiently.... Read more

Essex and Herts Air Ambulance hosts Aeromedical Case Study Conference

Essex and Herts Air Ambulance hosts Aeromedical Case Study Conference

25-Oct-2010Source: Essex and Herts Air Ambulance

Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust recently hosted the second annual Aeromedical Case Study Conference at The Essex Golf and Country Club in Earls Colne. The themes covered this year were Trauma, Paediatric Care, Medical Retrievals, Multiple and Logistical Challenges The aim of the conference was to give like-minded professionals the opportunity to meet and... Read more

MAS delivers MD902 to Essex Air Ambulance

MAS delivers MD902 to Essex Air Ambulance

2-Jun-2010Source: Medical Aviation Services

Medical Aviation Services Ltd, a Specialist Aviation Services Group Company, is pleased announce the delivery of its latest MD 902 Explorer to Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust. As helicopter provider and licensed operator, MAS will also supply the pilots who will help the Trust’s clinical staff provide their vital skills throughout the county. The... Read more

UK: Essex Air Ambulance to move from EC135 to MD Explorer

UK: Essex Air Ambulance to move from EC135 to MD Explorer

28-Apr-2010Source: HeliHub.com

HeliHub.com understands that Essex Air Ambulance will be moving from their current Eurocopter EC135T2 to an MD Explorer, perhaps as early as June 2010. EAA already has experience of the type after operating one for their neighbouring county of Hertfordshire on similar EMS work – what better situation could you be in to compare two... Read more

Hertfordshire Air Ambulance celebrates first birthday

Hertfordshire Air Ambulance celebrates first birthday

2-Dec-2009Source: Watford Observer

The Hertfordshire Air Ambulance, which provides vital pre-hospital care to patients across the county, is celebrating its first birthday.... Read more

Planners approve Essex Air Ambulance move to Earls Colne

Planners approve Essex Air Ambulance move to Earls Colne

24-Sep-2009Source: Gazette News

The proposal by Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust to move its headquarters from Boreham to Earls Colne airfield was granted permission by Braintree Council’s planning committee.... Read more

Essex Air Ambulance releases 10th anniversary video

Essex Air Ambulance releases 10th anniversary video

10-Jul-2009Source: Essex Air Ambulance

Coverage of the 10th anniversary event, including speeches from local dignitaries... Read more

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