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The Hunter Retrieval Service (HRS) is part of the NSW regional retrieval network and predominately services the Hunter New England and Mid North Coast regions of NSW but may be deployed to other regions if required by the NSW retrieval network.
The service is capable of providing medical retrievals for critically ill adults and children, moving the majority of these patients for further critical care management to the major regional tertiary centre at the John Hunter Hospital or Calvary Mater Hospital in Newcastle. Transport is provided by the NSW Ambulance Service, Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service and NSW Air Ambulance.
The primary contact number for adult medical retrievals in NSW is the aero medical Retrieval Service (AMRS) on 1800 650 004
The primary contact paediatric medical retrieval in NSW is NETS by phoning 1300 362 500
For referrals to Newcastle the HNERS can be contacted on 1800 463 777