A man in his 50s was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital after he fell at his home in Allambie Heights this afternoon.

The man suffered head injuries as a result of the fall.

CareFlight’s rapid response helicopter was called at about 2.45pm and landed at a park close to where the incident happened.

NSW Police met the helicopter and took the medical crew to the patient.

The specialist doctor and paramedic assessed and treated the patient on scene before he was transported by road by NSW Ambulance to hospital for further assessment.