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April 2020

An interview With Steve Stokes of Wales Air Ambulance

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Q: Hi Steve. Thanks for taking the time out for a chat. How has this current crisis affected your ability to attend incidents?

A: WAA is part of the Welsh strategic response to the pandemic and attends incidents as normal, whether Covid 19 related or not. It must be remembered that our aim is not just to transport casualties but to get hospital standard equipment, highly skilled consultants and critical care staff to an incident as quickly as possible. It is in effect like taking the hospital to the patient. As Wales has such a rural landscape our input is a huge advantage compared to travelling to an incident by road. Read More