Ellie Simmonds visits University of Bath for special lesson.
Appeal for faster air ambulance
A campaign is up, up and away to raise £250,000 to make the Great Western Air Ambulance even more of a life-saver.
The charity want to lease a new EC135 aircraft, which will be able to fly to emergencies four minutes faster than its current helicopter, the Bolkow 105.
The new chopper based at Filton Airfield near Bristol would be able to reach speeds of up 180 miles per hour, compared to 150 miles an hour now.
A new aircraft would also be easier to work with and safer, because it can load patients in from the side, unlike the current craft which has a rear hatch.
Inside, the cabin is roomier, leaving more space for paramedics to work. There is also space for a family member to travel alongside patients.
The Great Western Air Ambulance helicopter is based at Filton Airfield and has been flying and responding to emergencies across Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire and Witshire since 2008.
For a charity, it is very expensive to run: a minute's worth of fuel costs £15, while each flight totals £600. In all, the air ambulance has an annual running cost of £1.5m.
Find out more about the appeal by clicking here
A serious case review into the death of a 16 week old baby girl has given an extensive list of improvements.
QEH student Joe Wallbridge on course to represent GB in Belgium
The 55 year old died after being found with serious head injuries
Recently Played Tracks
Discover this season's unmissable TV like The Enfield Haunting, and win Sky TV free for a year
Get a 200% Welcome Bonus. Deposit £10, get £30 to play! T&C's apply.
Full to the brim with the latest beauty buys we know you'll love!
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.