Since 2009 the HELP Appeal charity has identified and helped to fund helipads or upgrade existing infrastructure at 14 Major Trauma Centres and Accident & Emergency (A&E) hospitals across the UK.
Hull Royal Infirmary Helipad Ready, 03-Sep-20 : Hull Royal Infirmary new £600,000 helipad was declared operational. Patients were previously flown to the helipad on the other side of the hospital car park and had to be transferred to ambulance along Anlaby Road one of the busiest roads in the city centre. Founded by HELP Appeal donation
Over 300 Landings for Aintree Hospital, 29-Jul-20 : #Aintree Aintree University Hospital £1m helipad founded by HELP Appeal donations has seen more than 300 landings in its first three years
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Opens Helipad, 13-Jul-20 : #DevonAndExter Thanks a £1M donation, the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital new helipad with night lighting is now open. It is the 38th hospital heliport that the HELP Appeal foundation has funded across the UK
2000 Landings in Bristol Hospitals, 23-May-20 : #hospitals Bristol Royal Infirmary and Bristol Southmead hospitals’ helipads opened in 2014 and funded by HELP Appeal, the only charity in the UK dedicated to funding hospital helipads, reached 2028 landings from six air ambulance services in their first six years
Hereford County Hospital Helipad, 12-May-20 : #CountyHospital Hereford County Hospital (Wye Valley NHS Trust) opened its new larger helipad funded by HELP Appeal, the only charity in the UK dedicated to funding hospital helipads