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Air Ambulance

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Cai 09 Nov 2019

Should people from abroad pay for air ambulance in Wales?

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 Oceanrower 09 Nov 2019
In reply to Cai:

No. Idiot.

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 deacondeacon 09 Nov 2019
In reply to Cai:

Of course they shouldn't! 

 mrphilipoldham 09 Nov 2019
In reply to Cai:

Only if it's taking them all the way back abroad too. 

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 Climbthatpitch 09 Nov 2019
In reply to Cai:

Why. Just cause I'm curious what your thinking. 

And no I don't think they should

 DerwentDiluted 09 Nov 2019
In reply to Cai:

> Should people from abroad pay for air ambulance in Wales?

You might have hit on the ultimate crowd funder, by my rather poor maths that works out at an annual invoice of £0.0008 per person resident in the world outside Wales. Pretty good value I'd say but you might not get a 100% take up.

In the spirit of reciprocation I personally am looking forward to contributing my £0.000000003 share of the Swaziland meals on wheels service for the over 65s.

Post edited at 16:35
 wintertree 09 Nov 2019
In reply to Cai:

(£1,000,00 per year per air ambulance) divided by (7,000,000,000 people abroad) gives 0.014 p per year per air ambulance per person abroad.

Seems pretty compelling if you can get the cost of collecting it down to less than 0.01 p per person per year.

Edit: Beaten by another poster whilst doing maths in my head.

Post edited at 16:40
 marsbar 09 Nov 2019
In reply to Cai:

When you say abroad, do you mean English?

In reply to Cai:

Why stop at people from abroad, should people from the UK pay for air ambulances?  So far as I am aware, they are all charities funded by public donations (like MRT only a whole level more expensive to run), not part of the NHS.

In reply to Howard J:

Not quite. The Scottish Ambulance Service have two helicopters and two planes that are centrally funded.

https://www.scottishambulance.com/WhatWeDo/aircraft.aspx

In reply to Cai:

I'm not sure helicopters will fly under bridges. 1/10

 toad 09 Nov 2019
In reply to Cai:

Wierd non profile. Anyone else smell rodents?

 FlyingHigh 09 Nov 2019
In reply to Howard J:

Wales air ambulance are partially government funded too. 


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