Towards the end of 2015, plans were announced to consolidate the two operational bases of Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance on to one site at Old Hay Airfield, Paddock Wood Kent. This week, it has been announced by KSSAA that these plans have been scrapped following an opportunity to expand further at Redhill Aerodrome. As part of the .....read more.
The latest stats are in from Kent Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance, and to date, 129 transfusions have been carried out, 69 of these in 2014 so far. Since February 2013, volunteer riders and drivers for SERV Surrey & South London have been restocking Kent Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance at their Redhill base enabling them to carry out lifesaving transfusions .....read more.
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance (KSSAA) has announced that the “golden hour” blood delivered by SERV Surrey & South London and SERV Kent has been used almost 70 times in the year since they became one of the fist air ambulances to carry blood on board for emergency transfusions. The blood is supplied by SERV on a routine .....read more.
King’s College Hospital has been granted planning permission to build a helipad on the hospital site. The helipad will be built on top of the existing ten-storey Ruskin Wing building at the hospital in Denmark Hill, south east London. King’s is home to the largest Major Trauma Centre in the South of England. It is also the ‘hub’ for the South East London, .....read more.
On the evening of 12th November, SERV S&SL members who provide support to the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance were invited to the Redhill hanger for an update evening. The offer was taken up by the majority of our specifically trained controllers and rider/drivers, including those actually on duty that evening. KSSAAT Clincial Manager and Paramedic Gary .....read more.