Lincs Notts Air Ambulance

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance records 2021 as busiest year

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance records 2021 as busiest year

14-Jan-2022Source: Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance sign off 2021 as busiest year in charity’s history. A lot has happened at LNAA this year, from moving to a new headquarters to upgrading the helicopter, the charity hasn’t stood still through what has been a monumental year of change. And the numbers reflect the pace of transformation with... Read more

EMS app for patient details brings success to software company Surge

EMS app for patient details brings success to software company Surge

20-Aug-2021Source: Surge

Newcastle-based software company Surge have recently launched a dedicated new brand Surge MedTech, as they continue to grow in the digital healthcare space. In 2019, Surge partnered with the Great North Air Ambulance who were looking for a way to move away from paper records and keep a digital log of all the work they... Read more

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance add second aircraft for summer months

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance add second aircraft for summer months

22-Jun-2021

British EMS charity Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance (LNAA) have today started a short term contract for a second aircraft. The Leonardo AW109 was ferried today from Sywell to the main LNAA base at Waddington, as seen in these images, and thence to Strubby in the east of Lincolnshire where it will be based until... Read more

German operator scores first success in UK EMS market

German operator scores first success in UK EMS market

22-Apr-2021

The UK air ambulance market is a mature one with very good coverage across the country. A total of 44 helicopters are flown for EMS work, supplemented by a handful of other aircraft for maintenance cover, together with a few fixed wing in certain situations including supporting the Channel Islands.   Apart from two in Scotland,... Read more

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance receives keys to new HQ

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance receives keys to new HQ

8-Apr-2021Source: HELP Appeal

The Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance (LNAA) has taken possession of its new Headquarters based on A15 Sleaford Road, next to RAF Waddington. The new purpose-built home, which will see staff, crew, helicopter and Critical Care Cars under one roof for the very first time, will provide a unique opportunity for the charity to welcome... 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

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance celebrates 25 years of saving lives

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance celebrates 25 years of saving lives

13-May-2019Source: Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

13 May marks a very special milestone for the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance, as the Charity celebrates its 25th birthday. Since airlifting their very first patient on 13th May 1994, the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance has provided a life-saving Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) for the local community. To date, the Lincs &... Read more

Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance to go 24×7

Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance to go 24×7

19-Jan-2018Source: Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

2017 was a fantastic year for our Charity – we not only took delivery of our new, state-of-the-art AgustaWestland 169 helicopter, but we also began to carry blood on board for the first time. These advancements have proven to be of great benefit to the pre-hospital critical care that our clinical crew already provides every... Read more

Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance to carry blood

Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance to carry blood

22-Sep-2017Source: Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance

After months of preparation and training, the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance is now carrying blood on board our Ambucopter, enabling our crew to undertake on-site blood transfusions for the very first time. This will significantly enhance the pre-hospital critical care that our crew can offer at the scene of incidents or accidents, giving patients... Read more

UK Air Ambulance AW169s go to work at last

UK Air Ambulance AW169s go to work at last

12-Jun-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Following our article “EASA clears British AW169 air ambulances to fly“, HeliHub.com can now confirm that the first three AW169s enter service today after delivery from Specialist Aviation Services on Friday 9th.  Late in the afternoon the company flew a photo sortie with the aircraft for Kent, Surrey & Sussex, Dorset & Somerset, and Lincolnshire... 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

Over 1,000 life-threatening calls for Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

Over 1,000 life-threatening calls for Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

31-Jan-2017Source: Lincs Notts Air Ambulance

The Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance, which responds to life-threatening emergency calls across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, undertook 1,009 missions during 2016 – 95 more than the previous year. The Helicopter Emergency Medical Service responds to some of the most serious incidents across the two counties including road traffic collisions, cardiac arrests, farming, industrial & agricultural... Read more

Busiest Day in the Year for Lincolnshire and Nottingham Air Ambulance

Busiest Day in the Year for Lincolnshire and Nottingham Air Ambulance

1-Dec-2016Source: HeliHub.com

November 24th marked the busiest day of the year as of yet for Lincolnshire and Nottingham Air Ambulance. On average the team is called out three times a day, this past Thursday saw a total of six incidents they had to fly out to. They were called from Stamford for a truck collision, Immingham for... Read more

Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance AW169 arrives UK for completion

Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance AW169 arrives UK for completion

10-Oct-2016Source: LNAA

After more than a year in the planning, our new state-of-the-art helicopter, an AgustaWestland 169 is one step closer to becoming operational in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. The helicopter was flown to the UK from Italy on Friday and is now secure in a hangar at Staverton, where our helicopter provider is based. It will remain... Read more

First Photo – AW169 for Lincs Notts Air Ambulance in UK

First Photo – AW169 for Lincs Notts Air Ambulance in UK

23-Jun-2016

The accompanying photo is the first published image of the new AgustaWestland AW169 for Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance in the UK.   This aircraft will replace an MD902 Explorer at their base on the old RAF Waddington military base.  Currently being flown on the Italian test registration I-RAIS, the intended British registration G-LNAC is visible. ... Read more

Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance doctor wins Lifetime Achievement award

Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance doctor wins Lifetime Achievement award

23-Nov-2015Source: Lincs and Notts

Almost 350 guests celebrated the best and brightest from the air ambulance community on Monday night at the National Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence 2015. Award hosts, BBC News presenter Sophie Long and Helicopter Heroes presenter Rav Wilding handed out 11 Awards to outstanding individuals and teams, whose stories were inspirational, astonishing and humbling. The... Read more

New CEO at Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance

New CEO at Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance

20-Nov-2015Source: Lincs And Notts

A new Chief Executive Officer will soon be leading the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust. Karen Jobling will soon take over the helm of our Charity. Our long serving CEO, Peter Aldrick, who has overseen the successful expansion and development of the life-saving service during the past 16 years, will retire in mid-January... Read more

UK – Lincs Notts Air Ambulance to replace Explorer with AW169

UK – Lincs Notts Air Ambulance to replace Explorer with AW169

12-Oct-2015Source: LNAA

Today we can announce that we will be taking delivery of a new helicopter next summer, an AgustaWestland AW169, subject to satisfactory completion of contract negotiations.  The AW169 aircraft will replace our current MD902 Explorer, which Specialist Aviation Services provides and operates on our behalf.  Our CEO Peter Aldrick confirmed the charity’s decision on Wednesday... Read more

UK – Helipad for Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital opens

UK – Helipad for Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital opens

26-Jan-2014Source: BBC

It will be used by the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance, and has been fitted with lights so the helicopter can take off at night.  See full story... Read more

Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance flies first night missions

Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance flies first night missions

14-Jan-2014Source: LNAA

The Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance is now available to offer crucial emergency support in the winter rush hours – something it has not been able to do in the past. Last week the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance have gone live with their night flying operations, they have performed a number of airlifts after... Read more

Lincolnshire And Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance to launch new MD902 on Thursday

Lincolnshire And Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance to launch new MD902 on Thursday

16-Nov-2010Source: This is Grimsby

Advances over their earlier MD Explorer include bigger fuel tank, Nightsun, Night Vision Goggles, and others.... Read more

UK: New Lincs & Notts Explorer fitted with NVG for night ops

UK: New Lincs & Notts Explorer fitted with NVG for night ops

26-Oct-2010Source: Thsi is Scunthorpe

It is fully equipped with night vision goggle capability, the MD 902 Explorer would be able to fly in the dark – something the current model is unable to do.... Read more

UK: First photos of new MD Explorer for Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

UK: First photos of new MD Explorer for Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

22-Sep-2010Source: HeliHub.com

HeliHub.com is pleased to bring you first photos of G-LNCT, a new MD Explorer being prepared for Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance.  Purchased to replace a 10-year old example registered G-LNAA, the new aircraft was first registered with the UK’s CAA on 23rd August and has been esconced within the Specialist Aviation Services complex at... Read more

Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance order new MD Explorer

Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance order new MD Explorer

18-Sep-2009Source: Specialist Aviation Services

UK based operator Specialist Aviation Services is pleased to announce that Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance has signed up to a ten year air ambulance package which will see the introduction of another brand new MD Explorer to the SAS fleet next year SAS subsidiary, Medical Aviation Services will provide a turnkey operation and support... Read more

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