London’s Air Ambulance
Saving lives in London every day
London’s Air Ambulance is the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured in London. Their team, which at all times includes a trauma doctor and paramedic, perform advanced medical interventions normally only found in the hospital Emergency Department, in time-critical, life-threatening situations. Their missions commonly involve serious road traffic collisions, industrial accidents, assaults and injuries on the rail network. Based at The Royal London Hospital and founded in 1989, London’s Air Ambulance operates 24/7 using a helicopter from 08:00 to sunset and rapid response cars at night and in adverse weather conditions.
The charity also runs the Physician Response Unit (PRU) in partnership with Barts Health NHS Trust and London Ambulance Service. This service takes the Emergency Department to the patient, meaning treatment can take place at scene or at home, potentially avoiding a trip to hospital. London’s Air Ambulance has an international reputation for clinical excellence and delivers advanced procedures which have been adopted across the world. With your help and micro-donations, the London’s Air Ambulance team can continue to carry out their critical work and serve the 10 million people living, working and travelling inside the M25.