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Title: Mock Disaster; Rescue Drew Praise and Criticism
Authors: Gosford Star
Issue Date: 19-Sep-1979
Abstract: Article regarding Gosford District Hospital in the Gosford Star Newspaper, 19th September 1979. "Mock District"; "Rescue Drew Praise Criticism". Image: A Policeman and ambulance attendant assist an injured woman during last week's simulated rescue operation at Wyoming. In the background firemen spray the oil tanker shortly after it collided with the bus.
Description: "Mock District"; "Rescue Drew Praise Criticism" details a mock accident called 'Operation Seagull' that took place in Wyoming involving a bus and petrol tanker. Organisations that took place in the operation were the NSW Police Department, Wyong Council, Gosford Council, Gosford District Hospital, State Emergency Services, Brisbane Water District Ambulance, the NSW Health Commission, Wales Helicopter Service, NSW Fire Brigade and the Central Coast Volunteer Rescue Squad. The operation drew criticism for leaving the wrecked bus and a car bulk on the side of the road afterwards, however, it also drew praise from those who saw the 200 staff partake in the operation.
Publicaton type: Memorabilia
Subject: Newspaper Articles;Gosford District Hospital;Brisbane Water Ambulance Service
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