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- Incidents · Tauranga · Mount Maunganui · Katikati

Katikati St John am­bu­lance crews at­tended 34 calls last week, an­other busy pe­riod. Twenty-four of these calls were in the Katikati area, eight in Tau­ranga, and one in each at Mt Maun­ganui and Pa­pamoa Beach.

Thirty pa­tients were trans­ported to hos­pi­tal, one to a GP surgery, and three were treated at home.

The six trauma calls in­cluded two mo­tor ve­hi­cle ac­ci­dents.

Katikati and Tau­ranga crews swapped sta­tions for one shift for crew fa­mil­iari­sa­tion.

The Omokoro a first re­sponse team had a busy week, with six call­outs. Tau­ranga am­bu­lance crews at­tended 10 calls in the Katikati area, and there was one at­ten­dance by an in­ten­sive care para­medic in our area.

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