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Tag: Paramedics

NSW healthcare workers to strike for pay rise

Thousands of NSW healthcare workers will walk off the job demanding higher wages from the government, following strikes by paramedics and nurses.

Hunter drivers urged to take extra care as rain wreaks havoc on roads

Wet roads to blame for car crashes this morning. Emergency services say slowing down and allowing extra travel time is key.

Hunter truckie thanks ambos who kept him alive

Medowie truck driver Nathan Rudd has thanked the team of paramedics that kept him alive after he went into cardiac arrest on the job.

Man winched to safety after rolling ride-on mower

A man had to be winched to safety after rolling his ride-on mower on a remote fire trail south-west of Cessnock on Wednesday.

Stockton Ambulance Station set for a revamp

Stockton Ambulance Station is set to get a facelift, thanks a new $232 million program. The refurbishment, part of the NSW Government’s Rural Ambulance Infrastructure Reconfiguration (RAIR) program, is aimed at delivering...

GALLERY: New ambulance stations a healthy fit for Hunter

“We’ll now be able to provide a better service for the community” is how proud station officer Ashley Cutten described the impact of the new Birmingham Gardens ambulance precinct on the region. Paramedics...

Intellectually disabled woman left ‘traumatised’ after sickening assault

Two people have been charged over a disgusting act of violence, which saw an intellectually disabled woman endure hours of assault. At around 11.30 on Wednesday night, a 20-year-old woman, who has an...

Factory fire in Mayfield

Fire crews have worked through the night to contain multiple fires within a commercial building in Mayfield. Fire and Rescue NSW crews were called to Frith Street just after midnight.On arrival, they found...
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