CHOPPERED OUT: The Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew a man, 40, from Coffs Harbour Hospital to Newcastle.
CHOPPERED OUT: The Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew a man, 40, from Coffs Harbour Hospital to Newcastle. Contributed

Westpac Rescue Helicopter choppers in for operation

A MAN was flown from Coffs Harbour Hospital to Newcastle for further treatment by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

The 40-year-old patient with a medial condition was transported back to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

Last year the air rescue service carried out 198 'secondary flights', mostly made up of hospital transfers.



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