East Anglian Air Ambulance

East Anglian Air Ambulance

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  • Emergency Services / Armed Forces
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Local / community

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Our mission is to save lives by providing the best possible outcomes for patients who have been involved in a life-threatening or life-changing accident or medical emergency, through:

  • The combination of a quick response time, emergency clinical care on scene and quick transfer to the appropriate hospital
  • The delivery of first aid training to communities in East Anglia to help form the chain of survival
  • Dedicated aftercare support to help with the recovery of our patients and their families


Since our launch in 2000 we have attended over 22,000 lifesaving missions, touching the lives of many thousands of people. Read on to find out more about the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

Our crew comprises specialist pre-hospital doctors and critical-care paramedics, operating out of two high-tech helicopters from 07:00 until 19:00 from our Norwich base and from 07:00 until 01:30 from our Cambridge base. We were the first air ambulance in the country to attend helicopter emergency medical incidents in the hours of darkness to unknown and unlit sites.

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