Have you ever wondered what happens high above London when someone in the city needs urgent help from our team? Our crew explain what happens when our helicopter is dispatched on a mission, from the sound of the klaxon to roadside care.
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London's Air Ambulance was established in 1989 in response to a report by The Royal College of Surgeons, which documented unnecessary deaths from trauma and criticised the care that seriously injured patients received in the UK.
London’s Air Ambulance reaches critically injured patients via helicopter from 08:00 to sunset, and rapid response cars at night or in adverse weather conditions delivering care to the standard of the hospital emergency department, bringing the hospital to the patient.