A man found at the bottom of a pool has survived after being given CPR by his family.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Services says the 46 year old suffered a medical episode.
The near-drowning happened on a property north of Dungog on Saturday morning.
The man regained consciousness after relatives performed CPR.
He was flown to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.
Meantime, the Helicopter has flown a 62 year old man to John Hunter Hospital suffering suspected spinal injuries after he fell through a roof at Taree this afternoon.