Man taken to hospital after becoming unwell in Harleston

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The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) was called to Harleston on Thursday after a man in his 50s became ‘acutely unwell’.

They arrived at the scene at about 2.39pm. After treatment he was taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital by land ambulance, and is said to be in a stable condition, expected to make a full recovery.

A spokesperson for the EAAA said: “They landed on a hard-standing adjacent to a farm house at 2.39pm with good access to the scene.

“Dr Drew Welch and CCP Gary Steward assisted EEAST paramedics and treated the patient on scene. He was then transferred to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital by land ambulance.

“The patient is said to be in a stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery thanks to the prompt actions of the medical crews and bystanders.”