London's Air Ambulance makes history

The London Air Ambulance has become the first in the UK to carry blood on board its aircraft. From today, the medical teams will be able to carry-out blood transfusions at the scene of an accident - increasing patients' chances of survival.Helena Carter reports.

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London Air Ambulance To Carry Blood

An air ambulance fleet is to become the first in the UK to carry blood on board its aircraft and cars. London Air Ambulance hopes the blood will help medics save more lives at the scene of an accident before a patient is transferred to hospital.