Schools & young people

A site for young people, parents, teachers and group leaders to learn about and get involved in supporting Devon Air Ambulance

From emergency surgery, to a happy anniversary

Patient Liaison Officer, Debbie Gregory, hears from an incredibly brave family who had more than most to contend with. Story as featured in Helipad, Spring 2018.Read more

From broken knees to a knees up: motorcyclist celebrates recovery

As we look forward to our annual Motorcycle Ride Out, the date of this year’s event, 15th July, will certainly bring back memories for one particular motorcyclist.Read more

Harry Tansley's Dramatic Christmas

Christmas can be a demanding time of year for many families, but for few more so than for the Tansleys.Read more

Father raises funds when son defies the odds in cliff fall

His son defied the odds in a cliff fall, so this father raised funds for Devon Air Ambulance in a 9-day, 969-mile journey.Read more

When Mother's Day takes on more meaning

One mother went the extra mile to turn an accident into an opportunity.Read more

10 years after a life-altering experience

A devastating injury may be life-altering, but a former patient shares his subsequent joy with us.Read more

For the Parkhouse Family, Valentine's Day 2011 was unforgetable

Watch Matthew Parkhouse's 2011 story for heart-in-mouth account.Read more

When a family barbecue goes badly awry

Usually an overcooked sausage is the worst thing that can go wrong on a family barbecue...Read more

Patient raises over £2000 12 years after crash

We love to hear our patients stories, even many years after the event. This couple continue to remember us over a decade after their experience.Read more

A heartfelt thank you from a patient

When a life-threatening condition made itself known, we were able to help before it was too late.Read more

An unexpected ending to a local bike ride

A motorcycle ride takes a wrong turn but Devon Air Ambulance were on hand to save a leg.Read more

A precision landing for a tennis-playing patient

A tennis tournament took a dramatic turn when one of 23 friends collapsed.Read more