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Northern NSW : Rescue Winter 2016
Mission snapshot 183 TOTAL MISSIONS 100 PRIMARY MISSIONS / MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS 76 SECONDARY / INTER-HOSPITAL TRANSFERS 7 SEARCH AND RESCUE Below is a snapshot of the work the Service has undertaken in April, May and June. 2/04/2016 Medical team responded to an incident in Belmont where a 16 year old male suffered burns due to a pressure can exploding in fire. Patient was transported by road to the base then flown to Royal North Shore Hospital with 30% burns to upper body area. 3/04/2016 Called to a 21 year old male trail bike rider on a dirt track at Brunkerville. Patient treated for leg injuries before being winched to aircraft and flown to John Hunter Hospital. 5/04/2016 Transfer from Armidale Hospital to John Hunter Hospital of a 19 year old male with spinal injuries sustained in a rugby match. 7/04/2016 Called to 20 year old male suffering compound lower leg and ankle fracture after a four-metre fall onto rocks near Boomerang Beach. Patient was winched from the site and flown to John Hunter Hospital. 9/04/2016 Called to a 54 year old male with serious burns at Cedar Valley. Patient was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital. 10/04/2016 Called to Cape Hawk to winch an injured 36 year old male who was then flown to Port Macquarie Hospital. 12/04/2016 Tasked to Caves Beach to a report of a woman missing near the rocks. She was located nearby safe and well after becoming separated from her family. 14/04/2016 A three year old boy suffering burns was treated by the medical team at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, driven to the base and flown to Westmead Children's Hospital. 21/04/2016 Called to Drayton Coal Mine where a 44 year old man had been injured underground with a suspected fractured hip. The patient was treated on scene and then flown to John Hunter Hospital. 25/04/2016 Transferred a three year old girl suffering seizures from Port Macquarie Hospital to John Hunter Hospital. 11/04/2016 Tasked to a two-vehicle high speed accident on Werris Creek Road near Duri. A 32 year old man was flown to John Hunter Hospital with multiple internal injuries and limb fractures. 13/04/2016 Tasked to South Kentucky near Uralla where a man had fallen off a motor bike on a culvert at low speed. The patient received treatment for a broken leg and was taken by road transport to Armidale as the aircraft was re-tasked. 4 Rescue Magazine WINTER 2016
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