Our critical care team brings the hospital to the patient, using helicopters and rapid response vehicles (RRVs) to deliver advanced clinical procedures and care, starting on scene at the earliest opportunity. You can view our most recent missions using the interactive map below.
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We’re ready to respond 24/7
Last year, we were dispatched to 2,132 missions, including road traffic collisions, medical emergencies, accidental injuries and other trauma incidents. We depend on the generosity of our supporters to continue delivering a first-class pre-hospital emergency medical service to the people of Essex, Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. It costs in excess of £750,000 every month to cover all charitable costs, with an average mission cost of £2,500.
Your support drives us
Without your generosity and unwavering support, it would not be possible to remain operational and keep saving lives. From donating your morning cup of coffee to joining our Flight For Life Lottery, entering our seasonal raffles and raising money through ambitious fundraising challenges, your support keeps us operational and gives people the best chance when the worst happens. Thank you!
We Can’t Fly Without You
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Essex & Herts Air Ambulance is not part of the NHS. We receive limited government funding and do not have access to National Lottery funding. As a charity, we rely on the generosity and kindness of people and businesses across Essex, Hertfordshire and surrounding areas.
It costs in excess of £750,000 every month to remain operational, delivering a free first-class pre-hospital emergency medical service for critically ill and injured patients. Every gift we receive makes a meaningful difference, helping us bring emergency department care to the people who need us most. Whether you’re donating the cost of your early morning coffee, playing our Flight For Life Lottery or donating in memory of a loved one, you can make a single or regular donation quickly and easily online, via post or by calling us on 0345 2417 690. Thank you for your support!