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Plans for Devon Air Ambulance community landing sites take off in Torbay

Plans for Devon Air Ambulance community landing sites take off in Torbay

A new partnership project between Devon Air Ambulance and Torbay Council is set to establish six additional ‘community landing sites’ across Torbay which will help patients facing life-changing or life-threatening injuries and illnesses.

These surveyed floodlit sites will enable Devon Air Ambulance to land in the heart of Torbay’s communities during the ‘hours of darkness’ where...

Devon Air Ambulance’s online shopping site goes from strength

When the Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) online shopping site launched last October, the country was about to enter the latest lockdown and a Government instruction for non-essential shops to close was announced. DAA’s strategy was firstly to approach supporters already associated with the charity who were unable to visit their traditional charity shops. Changing shopping habits and switching to...

Devon Air Ambulance launches new March March fundraiser

Supporters are ‘stepping up’ to help raise funds for the lifesaving service this March, just by going about their daily life.

Devon Air Ambulance’s (DAA) latest virtual event invites supporters to complete a 300,000-steps challenge throughout the month of March in aid of the life-savingservice.

300,000 steps are just shy of the recommended 10,000 steps a day for a moderately...

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Devon Air Ambulance adds third Critical Care Car to support growing number of 999 calls

As the number of 999 calls to emergency services across Devon continues to rise, South West Ambulance Service Foundation Trust (SWASFT) have approached Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) for help.

During the current surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the southwest is experiencing unprecedented demand on its hospitals and Ambulance Service. As the number of 999 calls to emergency services across...

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Devon Air Ambulance responds to over 1,500 missions

Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) has revealed its mission statistics for 2020,which shows just how vital the response of the medical emergency service isto the people of Devon, even during a pandemic and continuing lockdown periods. Throughout the year the charity has been tasked to attend over 1500 incidents across Devon and were, on many occasions, also called to assist across our borders in...

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Because of you… Devon got a new Heli!

The New Year brings with it new and exciting projects and plans for Devon Air Ambulance (DAA). The past year has been challenging in many ways for everyone and the team at DAA certainly met and overcame some significant challenges.

But there have also been many developments, highlights and celebrations which wouldn’t have been possible without the unwavering determination of those...

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New Year, new fundraiser for Devon Air Ambulance 

2021 is already looking brighter at Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) as new and exciting fundraising plans are already in motion.

Last year, shortly after the cancellation of many of their traditional events, the team at DAA found that lots of their supporters were still eager to help and raise as much money as they could to help bolster the charity’s loss of funds due to Covid-19....

Devon Air Ambulance launch 12 Gifts of Christmas

After the most challenging year operationally and financially, Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) needs your help more than ever before.

As part of its Caring This Christmas campaign DAA have launched its ’12 Gifts of Christmas’ video, featuring 12 great ways you can pledge your support this Christmas.

Sally Hilton, Head of Fundraising at Devon Air Ambulance explains: “It’s fair to...

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New Devon Air Ambulance helicopter ready for take off

On Wednesday 11 November the new H145 helicopter was introduced into serviceand ready to bring emergency medical care to patients across Devon.

As the hangar doors were rolled back, the Devon Air Ambulance crew readied the H145 for the first day of its lifesaving service. Although just like the start of a typicalday shift at the Exeter airbase, this morning’s routine nonetheless...

Devon Air Ambulance invites supporters to share Christmas Wishes and festive messages

During the year Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) receives many messages of thanks and appreciation for their aircrew and medical teams, not just from grateful patients, but also from the friends and family members of those that needed theservice. As part of the 2020 There to Care Christmas Appeal, DAA is inviting supporters toleave a Christmas wish or a festive message for loved ones. These may be...