HIOWAA

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance saw second busiest year on record in 2020

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance saw second busiest year on record in 2020

2-Feb-2021Source: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) responded to 1,577 call-outs by air and road in 2020 – its second highest yearly total on record – as it remained fully operational throughout the pandemic providing vital support to the NHS. The 2020 yearly figures represent a drop of 685 individual call-outs when compared to... Read more

COVID-19 – Hampshire IOW Air Ambulance collaborates with Royal Air Force

COVID-19 – Hampshire IOW Air Ambulance collaborates with Royal Air Force

15-Apr-2020Source: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) are amongst the first Air Ambulance services to collaborate with the Royal Air Force (RAF) to carry critically ill patients from more remote areas to major trauma centres with increased intensive care capacity. On Tuesday 7th April the Charity undertook the first time-critical transfer of a patient... Read more

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance report on 2019 activity

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance report on 2019 activity

3-Feb-2020Source: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) responded to 2,262 call-outs in 2019, compared to 1,429 in 2018; an increase of 58%. The life-saving Charity ended the decade with their busiest year on record, having experienced their busiest month ever in July 2019, when they responded to 244 call-outs. The Charity has revealed that... Read more

Hampshire and IOW Air Ambulance Take Flight for 9,000th Mission

Hampshire and IOW Air Ambulance Take Flight for 9,000th Mission

12-Nov-2019Source: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) have flown their 9,000th mission. On Saturday 2nd November, Dr Amy Andrew, Dr Tim Nicholson-Roberts, Specialist Critical Care Paramedic Louise Wigmore and Captain Dave Nicholls, took to the skies from the Charity Airbase at Thruxton to respond to the milestone mission. HIOWAA CEO, Alex Lochrane, commented: “Whilst... Read more

Hampshire and IOW Air Ambulance missions up 62% year-on-year

Hampshire and IOW Air Ambulance missions up 62% year-on-year

16-Sep-2019Source: Hampshire and IOW Air Ambulance

To mark the start of National Air Ambulance Week (9 – 15th September), Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) can release our mission statistics for the first half of 2019, and reveal we have seen a 62 per cent year-on-year increase in the number of incidents attended across the Hampshire and Isle of... Read more

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance Shortlisted for Third Sector Awards

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance Shortlisted for Third Sector Awards

9-Aug-2019Source: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) are excited to announce that we have been shortlisted in the “Digital Innovation of the Year” category for the Third Sector Awards. Earlier this year, we announced a brand new online Wellbeing Programme, the first of it’s kind for Air Ambulance charities. The programme takes a proactive... Read more

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance celebrates 12 years of service

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance celebrates 12 years of service

2-Jul-2019Source: HIOWAA

On Monday 1st July 2019, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) will celebrate their 12th year since the life-saving Charity first began helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) operations on 1st July 2007. During this time, the Air Ambulance has been tasked to over 8,600 incidents across the region, and the Charity’s Critical Care Team Vehicles (CCTV)... Read more

7 trainee paramedics start at HIOW Air Ambulance

7 trainee paramedics start at HIOW Air Ambulance

16-Jan-2019Source: HIOWAA

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) have started the New Year with seven new trainee Critical Care paramedics joining the Charity Critical Care Team. The Charity made the appointments as a response to an increase in demand for the life-saving service. Missions across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have doubled for the... Read more

HIOWAA mark National Air Ambulance Week 2018

HIOWAA mark National Air Ambulance Week 2018

11-Sep-2018Source: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) have marked the start of National Air Ambulance Week (NAAW) by announcing that they have been tasked to over 1,000 emergencies so far this year. The week shines the spotlight on the work of Air Ambulance charities across the country and celebrates the life-saving services they provide... Read more

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance unveils new brand identity

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance unveils new brand identity

13-Feb-2017Source: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) today unveiled a new brand identity to coincide with the charity’s 10 year anniversary. Since the charity’s first operational flight in 2007, the service that the Air Ambulance provides to the community has evolved considerably and the new brand identity will reflect these changes. Central to the... Read more

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