Free2Network Charity of the Year 2015 as chosen by our members.
Wales Air Ambulance is an all Wales charity providing emergency air cover for those who face life-threatening illness or injuries.
It is their mission to aid the relief of sickness and injury, and the protection of human life, by the provision of an air ambulance service across Wales.There are three helimed crews based in the North (Caernarfon), Mid (Welshpool) and South (Swansea) of Wales. Each crew has of one pilot and two advanced life support paramedics who are trained in the latest techniques in pre-hospital emergency care to ensure the patient receives the most effective treatment.
The charity needs to raise £6 million every year to operate the service. The charity raises all the funds required for the day-to-day running of missions, with each mission on average costing £1500.