Clinical Update Spring 2019

The past six months has seen an increase in the number of patients treated, as well as ongoing training, development and outreach and some new faces join our team. Read more

Letter from the Chair

Gillian Bryce, Chair of our Trustees, reflects on a busy six months. Read more

Update from the cockpit

Unit Chief Pilot Mario Carretta explains night operations, aircraft modifications and weather stations. Read more

Joining the team

Kirsty Caswell looks back after her and Jo Petheram's first few months with DSAA. Read more

Blood Products

Our Critical Care Team has been using blood products since 2016. Read more

Clinical Update Autumn 2018

We have been extremely busy over the past six months, running an increased service while continuing our packed programme of training and workshops. Read more

Following a Dream

Student Peter Bull spent a week with Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance to find out whether a pilot’s life was for him. Read more

Lottery Fundraising

Our Flight for Life Lottery was launched in December 2000 and is a vital part of our fundraising efforts. Read more

Could you give an amazing gift?

Blood donations are essential - being able to administer blood on time can mean the difference between life and death. Read more

When a Patient's Life is in Danger, Boundries are not Important

Based in Exeter, a team of eight HEMS Dispatchers are responsible for deploying six air ambulances across the South West. Read more

Working with the Devon Freewheelers

Devon Freewheelers provide essential support to patients, delivering blood and other products across the county. Read more

Help raise funds for DSAA

There are so many ways that you can help to support us with your own fundraising events or activities. Read more

View from the Cockpit

Mario Carretta is DSAA's Unit Chief Pilot. He kindly shares his thoughts about Pegasus and gives an insight into flying the air ambulance. Read more

Clinical Update Spring 2018

Through the generosity of the public, our clinical and aviation team are providing life-changing care for patients across Dorset and Somerset. Read more

The Sky’s the Limit!

“It was a truly amazing experience and I'm so glad that I chose to raise money for Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.” Saffron Hartley braved a 10,000ft tandem skydive in aid of DSAA and shares her experience with us… Read more

How Outreach is Making a Difference

RNLI Lifeguard Supervisor Alice Higgins, praises the work of the Outreach programme and we commend her team when they went on to help save a life less than six weeks later... Read more

An Enduring Gift

Marie Cherrett contacted the Charity to inform us that she had left a gift in her Will and explains why she decided to do so... Read more