Real Life Stories

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If you've been rescued by Wiltshire Air Ambulance and would like to share your story, please get in touch with us by emailing 
patient@wiltshireairambulance.co.uk or call 01380 739453. We'd love to hear from you!

 

Peter's story from Upton Scudamore

“On 28 September 2014 my husband Pete and I had been sitting in the garden at home in Upton Scudamore having lunch when we decided to come in for a cup of tea. Within minutes of sitting down, and with no prior warning, I was alerted to Pete as the iPad he was using crashed to the floor. His eyes were wide open and he was totally unresponsive.  With difficulty, as I am disabled, I got to the phone and dialled 999. We are extremely fortunate living in Upton Scudamore as within six minutes an ambulance and an ambulance car arrived.  It was clear at that stage Pete was not br...

Sue's story from Codford

Sue Williams, of Codford, was airlifted by Wiltshire Air Ambulance after she suffered serious injuries in a road traffic collision on the A303 at Chic...

Harry's story from Winterbourne Gunner

“My son Harry was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in August 2012 at the age of eight which resulted in him needing his left knee and half his femur...

Peter's story from Semington

Peter Vooght, of Semington, suffered a life-threatening episode of sleep apnoea in March 2016. His airway had become obstructed and he was unconscious...

 
 

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We attend, on average, 3 potentially lifesaving missions a day in our helicopter and rapid response car. The speed of our helicopter, along with the advanced skills of our crew, can make the difference between life and death.