united kingdom HELP Appeal

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.


Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance Lights Up, 11-Jan-20 : #Lighting The Help Appeal charity donated £69,000 for new helipad lighting installed at three different landing sites frequently used by the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance: RAF Waddington, Fenland Airfield in South Lincolnshire, and Nottingham Airport (Tollerton)

Maidstone Hospital’s New Helipad Opening, 05-Nov-19 : #Maidstone Maidstone Hospital’s new 24-hour helipad, funded entirely by the HELP Appeal charity, inaugurated by the Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex air ambulance helicopter

Royal Devon & Exeter’s Helipad for January 2020, 25-Sep-19 : #helipad Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital replacing the old heliport by January 2020 thanks a £1M grant from the HELP Appeal, the only UK charity dedicated to funding hospital helipads

Sheffield Children’s Helipad Receives £.5M Boost, 16-Sep-19 : #ChildrenHospital The fundraising campaign for a new helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital received a £ 562,500 charity donation as part of the HELP Appeal’s £ 2.25M pledge

Hull Royal Infirmary Helipad First Landing, 07-Aug-19 : #Hull The AW169 medical helicopter from Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance (LNAACT) was the first to land at the Hull Royal Infirmary new £500,000 heliport funded entirely by the HELP Appeal charity

First Year for Ipswich Hospital Helipad, 14-Jul-19 : #Ipswich The Ipswich Hospital’ helipad, built thanks donations from the HELP Appeal, opened one year ago. So far, 72 critically ill patients across the East Anglia region have been flown in by air ambulance

04-Jul-19 - 1700 Landings for Derriford Hospital in Four Years #Derriford
01-Jul-19 - Central Manchester Hospitals New Helipad #CentralManchester
30-Jun-19 - 890 Helicopter Landings for St Mary’s Isle Of Wight #StMary
07-Jun-19 - Firefighting at the Bristol Royal Infirmary #firefighting
22-Mar-19 - Royal Preston Hospital Helipad Upgraded #Hospital
18-Mar-19 - Maidstone Hospital New Helipad #Hospital
28-Feb-19 - New Led Lighting at Dorset County Hospital #LedLighting
21-Feb-19 - Scottish Raigmore Hospital Helipad Upgrade #Helipad
06-Feb-19 - Sheffield Children’s Hospital Helipad #HospitalHelipad
15-Sep-18 - Luton and Dunstable University Hospital Helipad
29-Aug-18 - Raigmore Hospital Helipad Upgrade #helipad
11-Jun-18 - Ipswich Hospital’s Helipad First Landing #hospital
06-Jun-18 - QEUH Glasgow Hospital has 692 Landings in 3 Years #helipad #hospital
24-May-18 - Bristol Royal Infirmary has 450 Landings in 4 Years #helipad #hospital
06-Apr-18 - Royal Sussex County Hospital Fire Suppression System
17-Aug-17 - AW169 Lands on New Bournemouth Helipad
09-Jun-17 - Wiltshire Air Ambulance Airfield Lighting Up
25-Apr-17 - CMFT Charity Helipad Second Instalment
03-Apr-17 - Brighton Helipad First Instalment
07-Mar-17 - Work Begins on Liverpool Aintree Hospital Helipad
14-Dec-16 - Helipad at Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
07-Dec-16 - £1 Million Liverpool Hospital Helipad Approved
02-Dec-16 - Southampton General Hospital Lifesaving Helipad

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