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Expanding Hearing Screening And Treatment In Remote Australia

12 Dec 2019

A new collaboration between Hearing Australia and the Royal Flying Doctor Service will see innovative hearing screening tools adopted and rolled out across the country as part of RFDS primary health care clinics to remote areas.

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New Board Chair & Deputy Chair for RFDS

11 Dec 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nev Power as the new Chair of the RFDS Federation Board and Dr John O’Donnell AM as Deputy Chair.

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Off duty Flight Nurse saves life on commercial flight

After visiting family in Perth on his days off, Flight Nurse Ben never expected to help save a life on his commercial flight home to Port Hedland.

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