Everybody knows of somebody who has been airlifted and nobody knows who might need it next. When every minute matters, the speed of the air ambulance can be the difference between life and death, between a family kept together or broken apart.
The rural nature of Cornwall makes the air ambulance essential to treat the most critically ill patients in the county. By road it could take hours to reach hospital, by air it is minutes.
Meeting saved patients and learning about their experiences is always an emotional time. Read the stories below to learn how those patients survived their darkest hours and remain together today thanks to Cornwall Air Ambulance and the support you give them.
Every person is a life saved
“Without all these people, I wouldn’t have survived.”
In November last year, Caroline Halliday was on an evening dog walk with her husband Paul when she suddenly collapsed and stopped breathing.More
tasked in 2019
were to medical incidents
had cardiac related problems
were road-traffic related