Monthly Missions

When emergency strikes our crews are ready to respond 24-7 across Northern NSW.

25th February, 2021

Called to a property at Glenreagh, where a male was suffering from a serious medical condition and due to flooding in the area, was unable to seek treatment. The Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team treated the patient before airlifting him to Coffs Harbour Hospital.

February 2021

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Mission numbers
Pre-Hospital Emergency
Inter-Hospital Transfers
Search and Rescue
77Total missions

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type of mission
42 Medical conditions
10 Motor vehicle
8 Other
7 Falls
6 Motorcycle
2 Sporting
2 Water
Operational bases

Belmont

35

Responded to a report of a person that had fallen approximately 10 meters off a cliff at Port Macquarie. The Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team treated and stabilised the young lady for multiple injuries before she was airlifted to the John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition.

Tamworth

17

Tasked by NSW Ambulance to a serious motorcycle accident at Sugarloaf Mountain, south of Walcha. It was reported that the motorcycle had left the roadway and veered into a drain with the male rider suffering serious injuries.  The male was flown to Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital in a stable condition.

Lismore

25

During the night the Westpac Rescue Helicopter called to carry out a urgent medical retrieval from Tenterfield Hospital back to Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital. The Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team stabilised the male patient who was suffering a serious cardiac condition.