A man in his 60s was airlifted to hospital with head injuries after he fell off a ladder in Pretty Beach this afternoon.

CareFlight’s rapid response helicopter landed at a school near the scene shortly after 4pm.

NSW Ambulance brought the patient to the helicopter where the medical team assessed and treated the patient before airlifting him to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The patient suffered head injuries as a result of the three metre fall.