Saving Time, Saving Lives

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In 2018 we responded to 325 life-threatening emergencies174 of these patients were airlifted to hospital, which demonstrate a 15% increase from the previous year.

  • 19% Medical in 2018
  • 22% Cardiac in 2018
  • 3% Stroke in 2018
  • 39% Trauma in 2018
  • 17% Retrieval & Transfer in 2018
We have responded to over 1,984 time-critical call outs
From my base in Perth Airport I can reach anywhere in Scotland in approximately 75 minutes

In 2018 we responded to 325 life-threatening emergencies. 174 of these patients were airlifted to hospital, which demonstrate a 15% increase from the previous year.

Our Statistics

More about our call outs

  • 19% Medical in 2018

    This covers emergencies involving shortness of breath; diabetes; acute abdominal illness; epilepsy; sepsis; meningitis; convulsion; respiratory emergencies; multi organ failure; and other medical issues.

  • 22% Cardiac in 2018

    Includes heart attacks; chronic congestive heart failure; arrhythmias; and Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PPCI) admissions.

  • 3% Stroke in 2018

    A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that occurs when blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Receiving urgent medical attention is critical to improve the chance of survival.

  • 39% Trauma in 2018

    This includes road traffic accidents; motorcycle accidents; equestrian inquiries; agricultural, industrial and sporting injuries; falls and impact injuries.

  • 17% Retrieval & Transfer in 2018

    The airlift of a seriously ill patient from remote and rural medical hubs to centralised specialist hospital care.