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!

 

Tom's Story from Marlborough

My name is Tom Lonergan, I am 56-years-old and live in Marlborough. I have always led an active life. In my younger years I played rugby at a fairly high level and, apart from the odd muscular sports related injury, I had never been ill, let alone require hospital treatment. I had previously been diagnosed with high blood pressure, which I was and still am taking medication for, and this was under control. My wife, Mary, and I had just returned from a very enjoyable break in North Wales. Whilst away on this break I started to feel a little groggy. I thought I may have picked up a virus of som...

Malcolm’s story from Market Lavington

Malcolm Tripp, of Market Lavington, was airlifted by Wiltshire Air Ambulance in September 2014 after a freak accident while gardening, when a garden f...

Roger’s story from Crudwell

Roger Clark, a farmer in Crudwell, north Wiltshire, had fundraised for Wiltshire Air Ambulance for many years. He never thought that he would need its...

Paul’s story from Sutton Benger

Dr Paul McCormack, 60, of Sutton Benger, suffered serious injuries in a road traffic collision on 30 May 2016. The retired consultant eye surgeon, who...

 
 

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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.