Making a study of supporting his community

Recent graduate, Subi, is a regular supporter of our Plymouth charity shop. We ask him how he's getting on this Student Volunteering Week.Read more

The cost of running an effective Charity.

In response to a question about staff salaries, this blog may help to explain why paid staff are essential to ensure that our donors' money is most effectively used for the benefit of our patients.Read more

Hard work, confidence and a desire to learn.

Josh Barker, one of our new Trainee Specialist Paramedics in Critical Care, shares the journey he has taken to join us at Devon Air Ambulance.Read more

Security or privacy - what's the difference?

We understand the importance of our supporters' data. Privacy and security sound may be similar, but they don't mean quite the same thing. Here's why.Read more

Attack of the drones

Recent chaos at Gatwick Airport has placed the problems drones present to aviation back into the spotlight. Devon Air Ambulance Safety Manager, Rob Mackie, clarifies some common misunderstandings.Read more

To fly, or not to fly...

Operations Director, Nigel Hare, discusses the variables crews must consider when assisting a patient.Read more

The cost of flying in Devon

Flight Operations Director Ian Payne describes why helicopter maintenance and repair is often complex, and costly!Read more

A top idea

We're often asked whether we would like bottle tops. Here's what to do with your plastic bottle top collection.Read more

Get ready to swish in Get Organised Month

Have you heard of 'swishing'? Find out more about the eco and charity-friendly clothing and accessories recycling movement.Read more

Investing in people: Mel's story

Melanie Stevens joined the Charity as the Receptionist and PA to the CEO, and recently attained her CIPD Level 5 in HR Management in her capacity as HR Manager. Read more about Mel's professional journey.Read more

Investing in people: Sarah's story

Sarah Burden is DAA's longest serving member of staff as well as a former patient. Here's how she went from being in an air ambulance to helping to keep them flying.Read more