Woman air­lifted

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

A NORTH Bur­nett woman was the first pa­tient to be air­lifted by the Bund­aberg LifeF­light he­li­copter af­ter it was re-branded from CareF­light.

The woman, in her 60s, was air­lifted from Monto Hos­pi­tal at 9am on Wed­nes­day, July 13.

She was flown to Bund­aberg Base Hos­pi­tal in a sta­ble con­di­tion for fur­ther treat­ment.

In the 2015-2016 fi­nan­cial year, LifeF­light’s Bund­aberg he­li­copter, then known as CareF­light, was called out for 262 mis­sions, in­clud­ing 120 ur­gent hos­pi­tal trans­fers.

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