Description & History

 

London’s Air Ambulance is the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London.  The service provides pre-hospital medical care at the scene of the incident and serves the 10 million people who live, work and commute within the M25. 

 

Based at The Royal London Hospital and founded in 1989, the service operates 24/7, with the helicopter running in daylight hours and rapid response cars taking over at night and in adverse weather conditions. 

 

The team, which at all times includes an advanced trauma doctor and paramedic, perform advanced medical interventions, normally only found in the hospital Emergency Department, in time critical, life threatening situations. Missions commonly involve serious road traffic collisions, falls from height, industrial accidents, assaults and injuries on the rail network.

 

London’s Air Ambulance has an international reputation for clinical excellence and delivers pioneering procedures which have been adopted across the world.

 

About the organisation

London's Air Ambulance

Contact:
Hayley Rainey
Volunteer Recruitment and Development Manager
Organisation’s website:
http://www.londonsairambul...