Air Ambulance Service Award

This award recognises the hard work and dedication of the Air Ambulance sector, which operates as 18 separate charities that raise over £35 million per year in funding.

2017 Winner

Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The YAA serves 5 million people across Yorkshire and carries out over 1,250 missions every year. This year, working in partnership with Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust, the YAA now offers extended flying hours into the night, as well as two state-of-the-art H145 helicopters which carry the latest generation of medical equipment, advanced clinical practices, alongside the ability to give blood at scene where required.

Air Ambulance Service of the Year 2017: Yorkshire Air Ambulance


2016 Winner

London Air Ambulance

Air Ambulance Service of the Year 2016 - London Air Ambulance

London’s Air Ambulance treats more than 1,800 people a year across the capital. The medical team has been recognised for its use of a pioneering balloon procedure known as REBOA (Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta), to prevent a road crash victim bleeding to death. It was only the second time the procedure had been carried out on the roadside and the patient survived.

Commended
Wiltshire Air Ambulance
East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA)
Midlands Air Ambulance
Great North Air Ambulance


2015 Winner

East Anglian Air Ambulance
Air Ambulance Services across the country play a vital role and work tirelessly every day to save lives in dangerous situations. This year's winning service established a working group in 2014 that developed a consistent communications strategy to build awareness of critical care.

Commended
Midlands Air Ambulance Charity
Cornwall Air Ambulance