Facts & Figures

The RFDS has more than 900 patient contacts daily

Below is a snapshot of the primary health and emergency care the RFDS has provided in the last year:

Injured stockman lays on ground with RFDS treating him

336,316

‚ÄčTotal patient contacts through RFDS clinics, aeromedical transports, and telehealth consultations

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telehealth consultations

71,704

Patients in rural and remote areas used our telehealth services

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Primary Health Care clinic

24,889

Nurse, GP and Dental clinics were conducted across Australia

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Covid Vaccinations WA

4,770

Immunisations in remote, rural and regional settings

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Retrieval Nurse

137,995

Face-to-face primary health consultations

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Mental Health Week RFDS QLD

19,946

Face-to-face mental health consultations

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Red Belly Planes lined up outside hanger

81

Fleet of aircraft

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Aircraft

27,475,543 Km

Flown the equivalent of 34 trips to the moon and back

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B350 Aircraft over bllue sea

36,951

Patients transported by an aeromedical aircraft

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Bases

23

Aero bases

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294 Healthcare Road Vehicles

294

Healthcare service road vehicles

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Clinics

68

Health clinics conducted every day

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Baby and Medical Chest

2,370

Medical chests

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Dentist and patient

10,881

episodes of dental care

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Road Transport with two female staff members

58,839

patients transported by road

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