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New helipad launched at Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

New helipad launched at Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

13-Apr-2021Source: HELP Appeal

NHS Lothian and the HELP Appeal are celebrating an important milestone as the new helipad located at the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People and the Department of Clinical Neuroscience (RHCYP/DCN) officially opens. The helipad, located above the fourth floor of the RHCYP/DCN will serve both the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and the RHCYP/DCN... Read more

NHS Hospital Helipads see 15,500 landings

NHS Hospital Helipads see 15,500 landings

8-Sep-2020Source: HELP Appeal

The HELP Appeal, which improves helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) by funding the construction of new or upgraded hospital and air ambulance helipads, has announced there have been 15,500 landings on the NHS hospital helipads it has funded across the country. Since the charity’s creation in 2009, it has donated £20 million towards 39 new... Read more

New helipad opens at Royal Devon and Exeter hospital

New helipad opens at Royal Devon and Exeter hospital

10-Jul-2020Source: HELP Appeal

A brand new helipad at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) is now open, thanks to a £1million donation from the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to funding NHS hospital helipads. The hospital’s previous helipad was unable to receive night landings, but the new helipad is equipped... Read more

Hereford County Hospital helipad is now open

Hereford County Hospital helipad is now open

22-May-2020Source: HELP Appeal

Hereford County Hospital has opened its new, larger helipad thanks to the support of the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. The entire construction costs of the new helipad and additional infrastructure around the Emergency Department, were covered by the HELP Appeal’s £100,000 donation. The new helipad has... Read more

HELP Appeal celebrates construction progress on new Helipad

HELP Appeal celebrates construction progress on new Helipad

29-Jan-2020Source: HELP Appeal

Donors who supported the appeal to raise funds for the new state-of-the-art Helipad at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) attended a ‘breaking of the ground’ celebration to mark construction work progress. Funding for the Helipad was raised by MFT Charity’s Time Save Lives Appeal, which raised a phenomenal £3.9million in just 12 months, thanks... Read more

New helipad opens at Maidstone Hospital

New helipad opens at Maidstone Hospital

13-Dec-2019Source: HELP Appeal

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Maidstone Hospital on Wednesday (11 December 2019) to officially open its new helipad. The HELP Appeal, which is the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads, donated £300,000 to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust to build the all-weather pad at the rear of the... Read more

Major Trauma Centre first in UK to benefit from weather station

Major Trauma Centre first in UK to benefit from weather station

11-Dec-2019Source: HELP Appeal

University Hospitals of North Midlands Major Trauma Centre is the first in the UK to benefit from a weather station which provides certainty and real time information for emergency helicopter pilots about weather conditions, ensuring that its patients are seen quicker and with more efficiency. The weather station, called “Skyview”, which has been donated by... Read more

Royal Devon and Exeter hospital helipad to open by January 2020

Royal Devon and Exeter hospital helipad to open by January 2020

26-Sep-2019Source: HELP Appeal

Work to replace the old helipad at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital is well underway, thanks to the cost being totally funded with a £1million grant from the HELP Appeal– the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. It is anticipated that the new helipad is set to open by January... Read more

Sheffield Children’s Hospital Helipad receives £562,500 boos

Sheffield Children’s Hospital Helipad receives £562,500 boos

16-Sep-2019Source: HELP Appeal

The fundraising campaign for a life-saving helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital took a major step forward thanks to a £562,500 charity donation. This morning, the HELP Appeal’s Chief Executive Robert Bertram presented the second installment of their £2.25M pledge to David Vernon-Edwards, Director of The Children’s Hospital Charity. It takes the fundraising towards the Helipad... Read more

London’s Air Ambulance appeal receives £2million boost

London’s Air Ambulance appeal receives £2million boost

22-Aug-2019Source: London’s Air Ambulance

London’s Air Ambulance Charity has announced it has received £250k from the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital and air ambulance helipads, and £1.4million from the Department of Health and Social Care towards much needed redevelopment of its helipad base. A fundraising appeal was launched at the start of... Read more

The first landing on a new helipad in Hull

The first landing on a new helipad in Hull

7-Aug-2019Source: HELP Appeal

The first helicopter to land on a new £500,000 helipad in Hull touched down on Friday. A five person crew from Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance was the first to fly in and step foot on the newly completed helipad to the rear of Hull Royal Infirmary. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has undertaken... Read more

Derriford Hospital helipad sees 1700 landings in four years

Derriford Hospital helipad sees 1700 landings in four years

17-Jul-2019Source: HELP Appeal

After a £850,000 donation from the HELP Appeal, Derriford Hospital in Plymouth was able to build a brand new helipad in June 2015. Four years on, it has seen 1700 landings. On average, that’s around eight landings per week. Before the helipad was built, the hospital only had a grassy area for Devon and Cornwall’s... Read more

Ipswich Hospital helipad marks first anniversary

Ipswich Hospital helipad marks first anniversary

11-Jul-2019Source: HELP Appeal

It’s been one year since Ipswich Hospital opened its new helipad for the first time after the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country that funds hospital helipads – covered the entire £250,000 cost. Twelve months later, it has seen 72 landings from critically ill patients across the East Anglia region, who have... Read more

Construction work has begun on the first helipad of its kind in central Manchester

Construction work has begun on the first helipad of its kind in central Manchester

1-Jul-2019Source: HELP Appeal

Construction work on the new state-of-the-art, £3.9million helipad at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) has begun and is set to benefit four major hospitals in Manchester city-centre. The new helicopter landing site, being built on the roof of Grafton Street car park on Oxford Road will enable critically ill or injured babies, children and... Read more

Bristol Royal Infirmary opens fire-fighting system on rooftop helipad

Bristol Royal Infirmary opens fire-fighting system on rooftop helipad

7-Jun-2019Source: HELP Appeal

Bristol Royal Infirmary has announced that a new Deck Integrated Fire Fighting System (DIFFS) is now fully operational on its rooftop helipad and has received a cheque worth £574,023.95 from the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads – to cover its entire cost. The HELP Appeal pledged... Read more

HELP Appeal donation upgrades Royal Preston Hospital helipad

HELP Appeal donation upgrades Royal Preston Hospital helipad

22-Mar-2019Source: HELP Appeal

HELP Appeal, which is the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads, presented a cheque to Royal Preston Hospital worth over £111,000. The donation has covered improvements to the safety of the hospital helipad and further assisted its night flying capabilities. The works included additional safety signage, warning lights and automated barriers... Read more

HELP Appeal donation funds new helipad for Maidstone Hospital

HELP Appeal donation funds new helipad for Maidstone Hospital

19-Mar-2019Source: HELP Appeal

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is set to open a new 24 hour helipad at Maidstone Hospital thanks to the generous support of the HELP (Helicopter Emergency Landing Pads) Appeal. Robert Bertram, Chief Executive of the HELP Appeal, presented a cheque to the Trust on Wednesday 13 March. The charity is the only one... Read more

New LED lighting at Dorset County Hospital

New LED lighting at Dorset County Hospital

4-Mar-2019Source: HELP Appeal

New helipad lighting is making a vital difference at Dorset County Hospital. The new lighting was recently installed following a generous donation from the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. In an emergency, when time is of the essence, being able to land an air ambulance seconds away... Read more

Upgrades to Inverness hospital life-Saving Helipad

Upgrades to Inverness hospital life-Saving Helipad

22-Feb-2019Source: HELP Appeal

A programme of work to upgrade the helipad at Raigmore Hospital has now been successfully completed with the helipad now fully operational and equipped to meet increasing demands. With over 500 flights each year it’s a common sight to see helicopters arriving and taking off from the helipad based at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness. The... Read more

New Helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

New Helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

7-Feb-2019Source: HELP Appeal

The fundraising campaign for a life-saving Helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital took a major step forward today thanks to a new charity partnership. The HELP Appeal’s Chief Executive Robert Bertram has presented the first installment of £562,500 out of a £2.25M pledge to David Vernon-Edwards, Director of The Children’s Hospital Charity. The HELP Appeal has... Read more

Donation to fund helipad at GWAAC new air base

Donation to fund helipad at GWAAC new air base

11-Sep-2018Source: HELP Appeal

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) today welcomed Robert Bertram, Chief Executive of the HELP (Helicopter Emergency Landing Pads) Appeal to their air base. During the visit he met with representatives from GWAAC to find out more about their new air base, which is currently under construction in Almondsbury. The HELP Appeal is the only... Read more

HELP Appeal fund upgrade for helipad at Raigmore Hospital

HELP Appeal fund upgrade for helipad at Raigmore Hospital

10-Sep-2018Source: HELP Appeal

With over 500 flights each year it’s quite common to see helicopters arriving and taking off from the helipad based at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness and this much used facility is about to undergo an upgrade. The upgrade to the current landing site will allow the helipad to meet the increasing demands due to larger... Read more

First flight lands at Ipswich helipad

First flight lands at Ipswich helipad

15-Jun-2018Source: HELP Appeal

A life-saving helipad which will allow medics to transfer critically-ill patients into Ipswich Hospital’s emergency department (ED) quickly and smoothly has welcomed its first air ambulance. The £250,000 facility has been constructed next to the ED and opened today (11 June). It has been paid for by the HELP Appeal, which is the only charity... Read more

Glasgow helipad has 692 landings in three years

Glasgow helipad has 692 landings in three years

7-Jun-2018Source: HELP Appeal

The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital’s helipad in Glasgow has seen 692 landings over the past three years. That’s an average of 230 landings every year from the Scottish Air Ambulance and Coastguard services. The average number of landings every week has also risen from three to four in comparison to when the helipad was two years old.   Between April 2017... Read more

HELP to fund new DIFFS at Manchester University Hospitals

HELP to fund new DIFFS at Manchester University Hospitals

25-Apr-2018Source: HELP Appeal

The HELP Appeal, the only charity in the UK to fund vital infrastructure for hospital helipads, is funding the installation of a Deck Integrated Fire Fighting System (DIFFS) at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust’s new helipad, which is due for completion by end of 2018. The £615,000 donation made today covers both the third £250,000... Read more

Royal Sussex to build state of the art fire-fighting system

Royal Sussex to build state of the art fire-fighting system

10-Apr-2018Source: HELP Appeal

The Royal Sussex County Hospital (RSCH) has today received a £650,000 donation from the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. The money will be used to incorporate a state of the art fire suppression system for the hospital’s new helipad. Typically used for off shore oil rigs,... Read more

HELP Appeal praises Wiltshire Air Ambulance new airbase

HELP Appeal praises Wiltshire Air Ambulance new airbase

27-Feb-2018Source: Wiltshire Air Ambulance

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance’s state-of-the-art new airbase has been praised by the HELP (Helicopter Emergency Landing Pads) Appeal, which has generously funded the helipad with a £250,000 donation. Yesterday (22 February) Robert Bertram, Chief Executive of the HELP Appeal, visited the new airbase at Outmarsh Farm, Semington, near Melksham, for the first time since construction began.... Read more

Wills and Legal Services raises £540,000 for hospital helipads

Wills and Legal Services raises £540,000 for hospital helipads

13-Feb-2018Source: HELP Appeal

Wills and Legal Services (WLS), based in Malvern, has announced that, since 2014, it has raised £540,000 for the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. WLS’ specialist paralegals, who operate throughout England and Wales, support the HELP Appeal with their Wills Campaign where they write Wills for the general... Read more

Helipad opens on Skye in Scotland

Helipad opens on Skye in Scotland

21-Nov-2017Source: HELP Appeal

Emergency response helipad opens on Skye after funding from the HELP Appeal Portree helipad has been officially opened in Skye this weekend, following an extensive refurbishment programme, to provide a base for two rapid emergency response helicopters on the island to treat patients in urgent trauma cases. The new helipad capability will save vital minutes... Read more

UK – Leeds General Infirmary adds fire equipment to allow 24×7 ops

UK – Leeds General Infirmary adds fire equipment to allow 24×7 ops

20-Nov-2017Source: HELP Appeal

Seriously ill or injured patients from across Yorkshire are benefitting from extended air ambulance flying hours thanks to a generous donation to the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Over £123,000 was donated by the HELP Appeal, a national charity set up to help provide Major Trauma Centres like Leeds with the necessary new or upgraded... Read more

Luton and Dunstable Hospital to add helipad

Luton and Dunstable Hospital to add helipad

8-Nov-2017Source: HELP Appeal

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s fundraising drive to build an onsite helipad linked to its Emergency and Critical Care services has got off to a flying start, thanks to a donation of £2m from the HELP appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. The £2m donation means the Luton... Read more

Proposed helipad in Nottingham for QMC

Proposed helipad in Nottingham for QMC

31-Oct-2017Source: HELP Appeal

It has been announced that plans for a helipad at QMC, Nottingham have changed. The HELP Appeal recognises that the plans for a new integrated emergency Care Centre that will include a rooftop helipad offers a far better solution for urgent and emergency care in Nottingham. The helipad will provide direct access to the Emergency... Read more

Worcestershire Royal Hospital helipad plans approval

Worcestershire Royal Hospital helipad plans approval

20-Oct-2017Source: HELP Appeal

Work is set to get underway on a brand new state-of-the-art £1.24m helipad at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, following the go-ahead from planners this week.  The new raised helipad, which will be situated next to Worcestershire Oncology Centre, will be closer to the Accident and Emergency department, enabling paramedics to transfer critically ill patients into the... Read more

Duke of Cambridge to open Aintree Hospital helipad

Duke of Cambridge to open Aintree Hospital helipad

8-Sep-2017Source: Aintree Hospital

Kensington Palace has announced that The Duke of Cambridge will visit Aintree University Hospital to formally open the new Urgent Care and Trauma Centre (UCAT) this month. The £35m facility, which took four years to construct, is one of the most modern emergency centres in the country. During his visit on Thursday 14th September The... Read more

Ipswich gets permission for Helipad

Ipswich gets permission for Helipad

4-Sep-2017Source: HELP Appeal

Ipswich Borough Council has given planning permission to The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust to create a new lifesaving helipad beside its emergency department. The HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding the construction of hospital helipads, has agreed to fund the entire work, which will cost £250,000. It is likely that... Read more

Charity Canvasser Fired after Helipad Fundraising Scam

Charity Canvasser Fired after Helipad Fundraising Scam

22-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Police were called recently in Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy after a worker from the charity organisation HELP Appeal was canvassing in the area, asking residents for their bank details and donations. He claimed he was raising money for a much needed helipad at Victoria Hospital. But both NHS Fife and HELP Appeal have confirmed that there... Read more

Royal Bournemouth Hospital’s new helipad receives first air ambulance

Royal Bournemouth Hospital’s new helipad receives first air ambulance

21-Aug-2017Source: HELP Appeal

The first air ambulance landed on the Royal Bournemouth Hospital’s (RBH) new helipad yesterday, following a complete rebuild, funded by the HELP Appeal. Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance’s  AW169 landed on the new pad, which allows larger aircraft to land and to land during the night. The rebuild, which came to £119,000, was completely funded... Read more

UK – helipad opens at Aintree University Hospital

UK – helipad opens at Aintree University Hospital

7-Jul-2017Source: HELP Appeal

A new £1m helicopter landing pad at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool received its first visitors as part of an inaugural test flight by the North West Air Ambulance. Medics say the helipad – which is operational from Monday 3rd July – will save vital minutes when transferring trauma patients from air ambulance into the... Read more

Wiltshire Air Ambulance Airfield Lights Up

Wiltshire Air Ambulance Airfield Lights Up

14-Jun-2017Source: Wiltshire Air Ambulance

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance has secured funding and taken delivery of a new airfield lighting system that will assist its helicopter whilst taking off and landing safely at its airbase in Devizes at night. The purchase of the new lighting, a HEMS-Star portable helipad lighting system, has been funded by a donation of £6,950 from the... Read more

Brighton Helipad receives first installment of £500,000

Brighton Helipad receives first installment of £500,000

11-Apr-2017Source: HELP Appeal

The 3Ts Redevelopment of the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Brighton, has received its first donation – an instalment of £500,000 of its £1m pledge – from the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the UK dedicated to providing this essential funding. The new helipad, which will be situated on the roof of the Thomas... Read more

Work begins on £1M helipad at Aintree Hospital

Work begins on £1M helipad at Aintree Hospital

14-Mar-2017Source: HELP Appeal

Work has started on a £1m helipad at Aintree University Hospital funded by the HELP Appeal, which will give seriously injured patients arriving by air ambulances immediate access to the Emergency Department and specialist treatment . This new helipad will serve patients from across Cheshire and Merseyside, and will reduce transfer time for patients in... Read more

Wiltshire Air Ambulance receives £250,000 donation for new airbase

Wiltshire Air Ambulance receives £250,000 donation for new airbase

21-Feb-2017Source: Wiltshire Air Ambulance

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance’s major fundraising appeal for its new airbase is to receive a significant donation of £250,000. The funding is for the helipad and associated costs at the charity’s new airbase at Outmarsh Farm, Semington, near Melksham, and has been given by the HELP (Helicopter Emergency Landing Pads) Appeal. The HELP Appeal is the... Read more

Aintree University Hospital Receives Helipad Approval

Aintree University Hospital Receives Helipad Approval

18-Jan-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Aintree University Hospital has received approval for the construction of a helipad. The helipad, costing £1 million, has been funded by the charity HELP Appeal. There are conditions they have to adhere to though, such as taking measures to ensure noise reduction in residential areas, reports Liverpool Echo. The helipad will save valuable time for... Read more

HELP part-funds Devon Community Helipad

HELP part-funds Devon Community Helipad

17-Jan-2017Source: HELP Appeal

East Prawle will have a helipad for the Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) to use thanks to the HELP appeal and local fundraising. The Appeal donated £5,600 towards the East Prawle site, contributing to the £8,000 raised by the local community. This donation means that more of the money raised by the Prowl Fair, private donations and... Read more

Night-Lit Emergency Helicopter Landing Sites Programme Reaches Phase II

Night-Lit Emergency Helicopter Landing Sites Programme Reaches Phase II

16-Jan-2017Source: Midlands Air Ambulance

Following the successful operation of four temporary night-lit emergency helipads across Herefordshire and Shropshire, Midlands Air Ambulance Charity has announced it is now rolling out further temporary night-lit sites in the counties, to enable a greater number of patients in urgent need of medical attention reach the hospitals best suited for their specific injuries. The... Read more

Approval Granted for vital Liverpool Hospital Helipad

Approval Granted for vital Liverpool Hospital Helipad

8-Dec-2016Source: HELP Appeal

Liverpool City Council’s Planning Committee has approved plans for a £1 million helipad, funded by the HELP Appeal, to be built at Aintree University Hospital’s £35 million Urgent Care and Trauma Centre.   Doctors at the regional major trauma centre, which brings together Aintree with neuro-surgery specialists at neighbouring The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust,... Read more

Southampton General Hospital marks 5th anniversary of helipad

Southampton General Hospital marks 5th anniversary of helipad

4-Dec-2016Source: HELP Appeal

Southampton General Hospital and the HELP Appeal this week celebrate the fifth anniversary of its life-saving onsite helipad. The hospital, which serves as the Major Trauma Centre for the region, has received over 1,750 patients since its launch in 2011. With over half of its landings received from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air... Read more

Third hospital helipad opens in London

Third hospital helipad opens in London

1-Nov-2016Source: HELP Appeal

King’s College Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of its helipad. The new helipad will save thousands of lives, helping the hospital serve its trauma population of 4.5 million people across south east London and Kent. Built on top of the hospital’s 10-storey Ruskin Wing, the helipad has been made possible thanks to a... Read more

HELP Appeal provides £2M more for Hospital Helipads

HELP Appeal provides £2M more for Hospital Helipads

26-Oct-2016Source: HELP Appeal

The HELP Appeal has provided a total of £2,267,000 non-repayable grants in September to hospitals across the United Kingdom, including £700,000 donated to hospitals in Scotland, to assist with the construction of new and upgraded hospital helipads. In September they contributed towards the construction of new and upgraded emergency landing pads at eight hospitals throughout... Read more

Duke of York opens helipad at Northern General Hospital

Duke of York opens helipad at Northern General Hospital

7-Oct-2016Source: HELP Appeal

This month (September) HRH The Duke of York officially launched the opening of a new HELP Appeal funded state-of-the-art helipad, at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. The £2 million site is now fully operational and can accept major trauma patients from across the region, with funding over £1 million from the HELP Appeal – the... Read more

Helipad launched at Sheffield hospital

Helipad launched at Sheffield hospital

29-Jun-2016Source: HELP Appeal

Today marks the launch of a new state-of-the-art helipad, at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, with funding over £1 million from the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to delivering helicopter landing pads at all Major Trauma Centres and key A&E hospitals across England and Scotland. The site is now fully... Read more

UK – Northern General Hospital helipad appeal receives £1M from HELP

UK – Northern General Hospital helipad appeal receives £1M from HELP

9-Mar-2016Source: HELP Appeal

The HELP Appeal – the only charity in the UK dedicated to funding the construction of hospital helipads– has made another huge donation of £50,000 towards Northern General Hospital’s helipad, bringing it ever closer to its final target of £2million. Over the past two years, the HELP Appeal has raised over £1 million – over... Read more

UK – HELP Appeal pledges $1 Million for Manchester hospital helipad

UK – HELP Appeal pledges $1 Million for Manchester hospital helipad

6-Nov-2015Source: HELP Appeal

The HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to delivering helicopter landing pads at all Major Trauma Centers and key A&E hospitals across England and Scotland – has pledged £1 million to Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) Charity’s new helipad appeal. A huge kick start to its fundraising campaign,... Read more

UK HELP Appeal makes second grant to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham

UK HELP Appeal makes second grant to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham

19-Oct-2015Source: Nottingham Hospitals Charity

Nottingham Hospitals Charity’s Saving Lives Helipad Appeal has received a significant boost thanks to another generous donation from the HELP Appeal. Launched in July 2014, the Saving Lives Helipad Appeal is raising £3 million to build an onsite helipad at Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC), so that critically-injured patients can be transferred to the East... Read more

UK HELP Appeal makes first grant for Scottish helipad

UK HELP Appeal makes first grant for Scottish helipad

16-Oct-2015Source: HELP

A £700,000 donation from the HELP Appeal is providing real benefits for patients being brought to the new Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH) by air ambulance. To thank the charity, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Chairman, Andrew Robertson met the charity’s Chief Executive, Robert Bertram, to unveil a special plaque thanking the charity for its... Read more

Second rooftop EMS helipad goes live in London

Second rooftop EMS helipad goes live in London

11-Apr-2014Source: St George’s Hospital

Launched on Monday St George’s Hospital new helipad is the second helipad to be built in London, and the first to be built south of the river Thames The helipad cost £5m to build, with £1m being donated by the HELP charity appeal, and is expected to become fully functional following test flights. It will... Read more

HELP Appeal provides grants for UK EMS helipads

HELP Appeal provides grants for UK EMS helipads

1-May-2012Source: HELP Appeal

After the successful funding and completion of two hospital emergency landing pads – one onsite at Southampton General Hospital and the other at Oswestry Spinal Injuries hospital – the HELP Appeal is now looking for further helipad projects at key A&E hospitals across the country. The HELP Appeal, established by the County Air Ambulance Trust, provides non-repayable grants to hospitals... Read more

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