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    UK Air Ambulances

    NWAA :
    Air Medical Services

    1999 to present    


    north west air ambulance

    The NWAA is called out five times a day, increasing to ten in the summer. Used to operate two helicopters by Bond Air Services from bases at Royal Preston Hospital and University Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe.

    As of 2018, three helicopters fly 365 days a year from their bases in Blackpool and City Airport Manchester (Barton) covering 5,500 square miles and eight million people.
    Unless a patient requires specialist treatment, the usual destination for casualties from the Lake District will be Furness General Hospital.

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    News of North West Air Ambulance

    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 Preston Hospital Helipad Upgraded, 22-Mar-19 : #Hospital The Royal Preston Hospital in England received a £111,000 donation from the HELP Appeal to cover improvements to the safety of the hospital helipad and further assisted its night flying capabilities

    Work Begins on Liverpool Aintree Hospital Helipad, 07-Mar-17 : The helipad at Liverpool’ Aintree University Hospital, funded by the HELP Appeal and being built by BAM Construction, is expected to be fully operational in summer

    £1 Million Liverpool Hospital Helipad Approved, 07-Dec-16 : A new £1 million helipad, funded by the HELP Appeal, will be operational in Spring 2017 at the Aintree University Hospital’s £35 million Urgent Care and Trauma Centre

    Bond signs 7y contract with NWAA, 04-Apr-13 : Bond Air Services (Bond), the largest operator of air ambulance aviation units in the UK, has been awarded a new seven-year contract by North West Air Ambulance (NWAA). The contract, worth just over £10 million, is to provide air ambulance support across five counties in North West England.


    2012/    Royal Preston HospitalEGH49
    2008/    BartonEGCB
    1999/    Blackpool / Squires GateEGNH
    ??/    UHSM WythenshaweEGM40


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