10 AUGUST 2021: KSS RESEARCH SHOWS HEMS BENEFITS

Research from life-saving charity Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) in partnership with the University of Surrey has shown the significant benefits of HEMS in responding to penetrating torso injuries suffered by patients in rural or semi-rural areas. Penetrating trauma is most commonly associated with stabbing or shooting.   The retrospective study, which analysed data…

9 AUGUST 2021: CROWDFUNDING TO RAISE THE ROOF

Horsley, Bookham & Leatherhead Riding for the Disabled Association (HB&L RDA) – the life-changing charity that provides therapeutic horse riding sessions for children and young adults with disabilities – today launches a crowdfunding appeal to raise the £100,000 required to complete its new purpose-built facility. The Raise the Roof appeal seeks support from members of…

2 JULY 2021: JOIN THE KSS RIDE

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) is inviting horse riding enthusiasts to join KSS Ride to help the life-saving charity raise vital funds.   Taking place at Kent Showground, Detling on 21st and 22nd August – and ‘virtually’ for those who are unable to attend the venue but who would like to join in closer…

22 JUNE 2021: RUN A MARATHON FOR KSS

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) is seeking supporters to help the life-saving charity raise vital funds by taking part in some of the UK’s most iconic fundraising events.   The charity – which each year must raise £15M to deliver its world-class pre-hospital emergency care 24/7 to the 4.8 million people who live in…

26 JANUARY 2021: WEST HORSLEY PLACE TRUST PARTNERS WITH SURREY WILDLIFE TRUST

The West Horsley Place Trust – the charity established to save Grade I listed West Horsley Place and its surrounding estate so that they can be enjoyed by the public – today announces an important National Lottery Heritage funded collaboration with Surrey Wildlife Trust (SWT) to enrich biodiversity across the 380-acre estate. Once Covid-19 restrictions…

25 JANUARY 2021: STRATFORD LITERARY FESTIVAL LAUNCHES AUTHORS FOR SCHOOLS

Leading and award-winning UK authors, including Michael Rosen, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Tanya Landman and Sita Brahmachari, are amongst those who have recorded events for the Stratford Literary Festival in a project called Authors for Schools designed to inspire children being home-schooled during lockdown. The Authors for Schools Project, made possible by donations to a match-funded initiative…

7 JANUARY 2021: RESEARCH BY KSS AND UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

RESEARCH SHOWS A SIGNIFICANT PROPORTION OF PATIENTS WITH SUDDEN LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS NEED PRE-HOSPITAL CRITICAL CARE • 56% of patients with sudden loss of consciousness (LOC) attended by Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) underwent an emergency pre-hospital anaesthetic • HEMS dispatchers, in collaboration with ambulance personnel, are able to identify patients with potentially life-threatening LOC…