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January 13, 2020
Westpac Responds For Aberdeen Man

At approximately 6:30pm the Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew to Muswellbrook Hospital to take an 84 year old man who had fallen from a ladder in Aberdeen, to the John Hunter Hospital. The man, who is estimated to have fallen 6 metres, was treated by local ambulance for lower limb fractures and possible pelvic injuries before […]

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December 22, 2019
Westpac: Miraculous 81 Patient in Wingen

THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to Wingen this morning to care for an 81 year old female who had been run over by her vehicle. The woman was driving on a property, when she stepped out of the vehicle it began to roll away and she was run over while attempting to get back […]

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December 17, 2019
Wingen Man Injured After Fall From Horse

THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew to Scone at approximately 8pm last night to care for a 36 year old male from Wingen who had been thrown from a horse and suffered serious head injuries. The man was stabilised before being flown to the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle in a stable condition. 

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November 26, 2019
Westpac on Route to Scone

THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter is on route to the Scott Memorial Hospital in Scone to transfer a 65 year old male, suffering a medical condition, to the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle for specialist treatment. 

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November 23, 2019
Westpac to Wingen Yesterday

THE Wesptac Rescue Helicopter was called to Wingen late yesterday to attend a 45 year old female who sustained lower limb injuries after an all terrain vehicle accident. The patient was transferred to the Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital in a stable condition.

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November 18, 2019
Westpac Called to Ellerston

THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter has flown to the Ellerston area to care for a male who has been injured in a tree lopping accident. The critical care medical team have been winched down to the isolated location to treat the patient. Update 2:30pm: The Westpac Rescue Helicopter have just made a correction to their original […]

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November 10, 2019
Westpac Chopper Landing in Scone

THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter has just landed at the Scott Memorial Hospital in Scone to retrieve a 52 year old woman who is suffering head and spinal injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident near Scone. The patient will be transported to the John Hunter Hospital for further care.

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October 26, 2019
Call to Glenrock Station

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has been called to Glenrock Station east of Scone, to care for a 65 year old male who has suffered chest injuries sustained when his motorcycle collided with sheep, whilst mustering.  The patient is in a stable condition and will be transferred to the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.

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October 22, 2019
Touching Base with Past Patients

THE exceptional people who are part of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter service have dedicated their lives to helping people in our community during some of the worst moments of their lives and while that is the job they are dedicated to doing, they really love the opportunity to connect with patients after they are back […]

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October 8, 2019
Two Call Outs to Merriwa

THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter had two calls to Merriwa during the long weekend. On Saturday at approximately 11:30am they were called to care for a 60 year old man who had fallen from a horse at Merriwa and suffered head and chest injuries. The man was stabilised on scene by local ambulance before being flown […]

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