- To assist in the provision of an air ambulance service
- To relieve sickness and injury
- To serve the counties of Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire
TVACAA functions solely to raise the funds required to keep the helicopter flying. Each mission flown costs approximately £2,500 with an average of 3 missions per day. The Charity is not involved in tasking the helicopter or in its operation.
The Charity works in partnership with two other organisations:
- South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) www.southcentralambulance.nhs.uk
- Bond Air Services www.bondairservices.com
The Administration Staff
The behind the scenes team help the Air Ambulance to keep flying. Our team of 17 full and part-time workers look after the day-to-day tasks of generating and receiving the funds donated to the Charity to keep this vital emergency service flying.
TVACAA, a registered Charity and is governed by a Board of Trustees.
The Board’s role is to set the Charity’s strategic direction, monitor the delivery of the Charity’s objectives, uphold its values and governance and guide, advise and support the Chief Executive, who leads the Senior Management Team towards achieving the Charity’s vision and purpose.
The Board of Trustees is led by the Chairman, Sir Tim Jenner.
No funding is received from Central Government or the National Lottery. This means every single penny needed is raised by the community and businesses of Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.