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Northern NSW : Rescue - Spring 2014
A Tasked to a single car motor vehicle accident south of Quirindi. A 22 year old male from Gunnedah was transported to Tamworth Base Hospital with a suspected spinal injury. B Secondary transfer of a baby girl from Port Macquarie Hospital to John Hunter Hospital suffering fractured limbs sustained in a fall from a 3 story window. C A 25 year old male was transported from Long Jetty to John Hunter Hospital suffering a head injury sustained when he lost control of his kite surfer and collided with a jetty. D A Piper Malibu VH-PSV flying from Dubbo to Sunshine Coast (via Moree) underwent a forced landing in the Pilliga Scrub south-west of Narrabri. The 69 year old male pilot was airlifted to Tamworth. His passenger suffered minor injuries and was taken to Narrabri via Police 4WD. E Secondary transfer of a 44 year old male to Royal North Shore Hospital from North Sydney after he sustained severe burns from a car explosion. F A 23 year old male was transported from Weabonga to John Hunter Hospital suffering a spinal injury sustained in a motor vehicle accident. G Tasked to an 18 month old baby girl who had been burnt by boiling water near Mudgee. The girl was flown to John Hunter Hospital suffering burns to 15% of her upper torso. H A 58 year old male in the Coolatai region suffered from pelvic and abdominal injuries when he fell from a horse and was trampled. He was transported to Tamworth Base Hospital. IA 2 year old boy was transported from Scone to John Hunter Hospital for treatment after being pulled from a pool unconscious. JA 28 year old female was bitten by a snake and transported from Lower Creek to Port Macquarie Hospital. K A 52 year old male was transported from Ourimbah to Royal North Shore Hospital suffering burns to his hands and face from a petrol explosion. L A 64 year old woman was transported from Laguna to John Hunter Hospital suffering a fractured leg and suspected fractured pelvis sustained in a tractor fall. M A 48 year old female was transported from Sandbar to John Hunter Hospital suffering a dislocated shoulder and suspected spinal injury suffered when she was dumped in the surf. N A 40 year old male was transported from Bulga Mine to John Hunter Hospital suffering a high pressure injection injury. O A 61 year old male was transported from Watsons Creek to Tamworth Base Hospital suffering a broken ankle and collarbone sustained when he fell from his motorbike. P An 18 month old baby boy was transferred from Nelson Bay Polyclinic to John Hunter Hospital suffering from a meningococcal infection. Q Secondary transfer of a 35 year old female from Gosford Hospital to John Hunter Hospital suffering an inter-cranial bleed. R Primary call out to a motor bike rider who had fallen 10 metres off the Bulga fire trail. Patient was winched from scene and transported to John Hunter Hospital with major head injuries and several lower body fractures. S A 17 year old male was winched on- board after falling 80 metres off a cliff edge in the Watagan Mountains the night before. The patient was transported to John Hunter Hospital suffering head and chest injuries sustained in the fall. T Tasked to a report of a male on a platform north of Catherine Bay dizzy and unable to get to his feet. Located patient near Caves Beach and Catherine Hill, winched paramedic into the scene via hover and rescue crewman and stretcher via a hoist. Retrieved all personnel and patient via winch and transported patient to John Hunter Hospital. 11 Rescue Magazine SPRING 2014
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