GNAAS

GNAAS have busiest summer on record

GNAAS have busiest summer on record

3-Oct-2023Source: Great North Air Ambulance

The charity’s critical care teams, which include a doctor and a specialist advanced trauma paramedic, are based in Eaglescliffe in the North East, and Penrith in Cumbria, and cover an area of more than 8,000 square miles. From 21 June to 23 September they were activated to more than 600 incidents in the North East,... Read more

Great North Air Ambulance adds 10 critical care doctors in move to 24×7 ops

Great North Air Ambulance adds 10 critical care doctors in move to 24×7 ops

5-Sep-2022

  Last year, the charity not only developed its service in Cumbria to cover 24 hours a day across the two busiest nights of the week but also began a long-term trial to transfer seriously injured or unwell patients by helicopter from the Isle of Man directly to the UK for emergency medical treatment. GNAAS’s... Read more

New Chief Pilot at Great North Air Ambulance Service

New Chief Pilot at Great North Air Ambulance Service

19-Apr-2021

A pilot from the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) who was awarded the prestigious military cross in 2007 has taken over the role as the charity’s chief pilot. Keith Armatage from Newcastle has been with the charity for six and a half years following a 25-year career in the military. The promotion comes after... Read more

Great North Air Ambulance appoints new CEO

Great North Air Ambulance appoints new CEO

12-Apr-2021Source: Great North Air Ambulance Service

David Stockton brings decades of experience in the commercial sector to the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS). Prior to arriving at GNAAS, the 49-year-old ran his own businesses, focussing primarily on healthcare and retail in the Teesside and Tyneside areas. Recently, he also spent five years working at board level within a multi-billion pound... Read more

GNAAS charity staff move into new headquarters

GNAAS charity staff move into new headquarters

9-May-2019Source: Great North Air Ambulance

The move to Progress House in Urlay Nook, Eaglescliffe, has brought fundraising, lottery and admin teams together under the same roof for the first time. Office staff are excited to welcome the operational team based at Durham Tees Valley Airport to the new headquarters later in the year, while our Cumbrian base in Langwathby will... Read more

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