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Tag: NSW Ambulance Paramedics

Man in critical condition after head-on collision

A serious two-car motor vehicle accident at Lake Macquarie this afternoon has resulted in one man being taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) was...

Howlett lucky to escape truck crash uninjured

Prominent Hunter Valley thoroughbred trainer Todd Howlett was lucky to escape injury following an early-morning truck crash on the New England Highway near Belford. The incident, which occurred about 4.30am on Tuesday 2...

Man flown to John Hunter Hospital following accident at Stroud

A man suffered serious leg fractures following an accident at Stroud this afternoon. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) was tasked to the location, north of Newcastle, on Sunday 28 February after reports...

Man charged after paramedics assaulted in Cardiff

A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting paramedics and damaging an ambulance vehicle in Cardiff. At about 9.00pm on Thursday 25 February, paramedics attended a home on Edward Street to assist...

Driver stable, after being trapped in his vehicle

A man is in a stable condition after being trapped in his vehicle following an accident south of Cessnock last night. About 9pm on Wednesday 17 February, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service was...

Elderly patient forced to wait six hours for ambulance with broken hip

Extensive delays forced a local nursing home patient to wait six hours for an ambulance with a broken hip last week. That’s the sad scenario, which has compelled Wallsend state MP Sonia Hornery...

UPDATE: Man bitten by shark at Yarrawonga Park, set to undergo surgery

10PM UPDATE: A man will undergo surgery after being bitten on the arm in the Lake Macquarie area this afternoon. About 6.30pm on Saturday 23 January, emergency services were called to Yoorala Road following...

Westpac Rescue Helicopter stalwart marks milestone

Richard Jones is a familiar face across Northern New South Wales, and it’s no wonder why. For 25 years, he’s been a vital part of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. Its Board, Regional Advisory...