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Northern NSW : Rescue Aut 2016
16/01/2016 Tasked to a 17 year old female from Blandford who was injured after falling off her horse. The patient was transported to John Hunter Hospital suffering possible leg & hip fractures. 24/01/2016 An 11 year old boy from Willow Tree suffered a fractured right leg when hit by a large 4WD while crossing a public road on his quad bike and was transported to John Hunter Hospital. 26/01/2016 Called to a woman who had fallen from a horse at Nabiac after the horse had been charged by a bull. Transported the patient to John Hunter Hospital. 1/02/2016 Transported a paediatrician to Bingara to treat five week old female with a bowel obstruction until NETS team could arrive. 9/02/2016 Called to the Crowne Plaza Golf Course at Cessnock where a 59 year old man had driven a golf cart off the road down a 15 metre embankment. Treated on scene and then flown to John Hunter Hospital with various chest and head injuries. 11/02/2016 Tasked to search for missing 55 year old female and vehicle on the Glen Innes to Inverell Gwydir Highway after ground crews failed to locate. Patient located and assessed by medical crews, after which she was extracted by stretcher and transported by road ambulance to Glen Innes Hospital. 14/02/2016 Tasked to Diamond Head beach south of Laurieton where a 43 year old male sustained a spinal cord injury to the neck in a surfing accident. Patient was transported to Royal North Shore Hospital. 16/02/2016 Called to Lemington mine near Singleton where a 53 year old man had fallen from a large bulldozer and was suffering back, leg and pelvic injuries. Treated on scene and then flown to John Hunter Hospital. 21/02/2016 Called to rock fisherman in the water off Wybung Head. Hoisted 45 year old male from the white water who was only managing to stay afloat as he clung on to a ring that had been thrown to him. 26/02/2016 Secondary transfer of two year old boy suffering breathing difficulties from Moree Hospital to Tamworth Hospital. 26/02/2016 Called to Muswellbrook to transport a 26 year old male who injured in a cycling accident at Scone. He was transported to the John Hunter Hospital. 27/02/2016 Tasked to assist a hang glider pilot who had crashed approx. 500m south of Merewether beach. A a 56 year old male with broken femur was transported to the John Hunter Hospital. 3/03/2016 Secondary transfer of a 29 year old female suffering blood clotting on the brain from Armidale Hospital to John Hunter Hospital. 8/03/2016 A 59 year old male who sustained leg injuries after a paragliding accident in the Manilla area transported to Tamworth Hospital. 15/03/2016 Called to single car motor vehicle accident and met road ambulance at Coomba Park helipad. Transported 37 year old female with leg and suspected pelvis injuries to the John Hunter Hospital. 16/03/2016 A 14 year old boy suffering burns to his neck and face after a radiator hose burst was flown from Manilla to Tamworth Hospital in a stable condition. 18/03/2016 Called to assist a child injured in a pedestrian accident. Transported a 12 year old boy suffering head injuries from Anna Bay to John Hunter Hospital. 18/03/2016 Tasked to assist local police in the search for a missing 21 year old female in the Gunnedah area. 19/03/2016 Called to a child found unconscious in a pool at Wallaby Point. Child was transported to Taree Hospital by road. Helicopter directed to Taree airport and medical team driven to hospital. Transported five year old boy to John Hunter Hospital. 24/03/2016 Called to 65 year old male run over by ride-on lawn mower. Transported patient in stable condition with severed toes on left foot to John Hunter Hospital. 31/03/2016 Tasked to a 38 year old male who had fallen from his motorbike on a dirt road and down an embankment near Bowling Alley Point, Nundle, suffering spinal injuries and head injuries. He was transported to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition. 31/03/2016 Called to a 66 year old female trampled by a bull at Chichester. Transported to John Hunter Hospital with suspected lower back and internal injuries. 5 Rescue Magazine AUTUMN 2016
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