Watch the work of the HIOW Air Ambulance, its crew, and volunteers
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance began operations on 1 July 2007. The helicopter is based at Thruxton Airfield, near Andover, and their head office is at 4 Kings Park Road, Southampton, SO15 2AS.
Every day the air ambulance crew provides an efficient, rapid response to road traffic collisions, sporting accidents, collapses, and many other incidents throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The helicopter is called out on average three to five times a day, and many of these missions are life saving.
The aim of the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance Charity is to provide a rapid and efficient air ambulance service to the people of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, taking patients to the most appropriate hospital for their needs. The charity receives no government or national lottery funding, and relies solely on the generosity of the people of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
With your help and support, they will continue to extend the service, and keep the air ambulance flying and saving lives.
For more information about the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance, please visit www.hiow-airambulance.org.uk/ or watch their video which provides Information about the work of the Air Ambulance, its crew, and volunteers, and how the public can help to keep it flying and saving lives.
The Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust (TVACAA)
The Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance operates across the three counties, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, but there are no boundaries as the air ambulance is frequently called out to attend emergencies in neighbouring counties when required.
Established in 1999 as one of six air ambulance charities sponsored by the Automobile Association for a period of three years, the charity itself was incorporated in the year 2000. It has since flown almost 11,000 missions in its first 10 years of operation.
The Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance is one of the busiest air ambulance services in the country and is renowned for the professionalism and dedication of its crew – the pilots, paramedics and doctors.
The crew have had extensive training in navigation and safety skills and find the experience on the Air Ambulance exhilarating and intense.
The Air Ambulance is vital contribution to the care we provide to our patients.
The Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance is a registered charity (No. 1084910) and receives no government or lottery funding. It relies only on the generosity of the people and businesses of the three counties to raise the £2m required each year to run the ambulance.
For more information about The Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust, please visit www.tvacaa.org/