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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...

Devon Air Ambulance launches 2020 Christmas Appeal

This year charitable income at Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) has been hit hard due to the hundreds of fundraising events cancelled throughout Devon. For the first time, the charity is asking for your help this year in reaching out to the people of Devon to support their Christmas 2020 Appeal, ‘There to Care’.

Small cake sales and fundraisers planned by families and individuals, through...

Devon Air Ambulance targeted by bright lights

There has been a lot in the press recently about the danger of lasers, with aircraft often being the target. However, we would also like to highlight that it’s not just lasers that can be of danger to aircraft, after one of ours was targeted this week by a car, aggressively flashing its headlights.

Rob Mackie, Safety Manager for Devon Air Ambulance, explains “At approximately 7.30pm...

Devon Air Ambulance to launch Shopify & New Community Zone in South Molton

Since the onset of Covid-19 hundreds of organisations have had to adapt and make significant changes to parts of their operation simply to survive. Devon Air Ambulance never stands still when it comes to the continuous development of their life-saving service and nor does their focus on income generation. It is that desire to survive and to continue to provide for the people of Devon, that...

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Devon Air Ambulance: What it means to be needed

Devon Air Ambulance delivers life-saving treatment at the scene of an incident to hundreds of patients every year, but when the helicopter departs without a patient, does it really mean they ‘aren’t needed’?

The enhanced and critical care that Devon Air Ambulance’s (DAA) team of doctors and paramedics bring to a patient in their time of need continues to expand each year, helping to...