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Graphic: RFDS dentists with a patient

Flying Doctor on the road to dental health

26 Apr 2017

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Royal Flying Service South Eastern Section medical officer Doctor Andy Caldin

Inside our flying intensive-care units

26 Apr 2017

If you've never been inside a Flying Doctor plane you probably have no idea how much specialist equipment is on board. Medical officer Dr Andy Caldin explains why our aircraft are so special, and so expensive to equip.

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James Stanton was speared but saved by the Flying Doctor

Speared by branch but saved by Flying Doctor

26 Apr 2017

James was at work on a quad bike mustering sheep when he rode through long grass. Suddenly a hidden tree branch pushed through his leg.

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Ziarlah with her mum and RFDS flight nurse Jamie Corbett

Baby breathes easier with Flying Doctor help

26 Apr 2017

​Little Ziarlah's first birthday should have been spent at home with her family and a birthday cake. But as it turned out, her mother Melody was just grateful that Ziarlah was alive and getting specialist care.

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Win an overnight stay on the CMV Astor

17 Apr 2017

Thanks to Cruise & Maritime Voyages you have a chance to win a fantastic overnight stay for 2 aboard the CMV Astor.

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John Gorman's Canine themed cars taking part in the Outback Car Trek

Canine cars in Outback Car Trek for Flying Doctor

12 Apr 2017

John’s Outback Car Trek team will be particularly recognisable as they will be driving two ‘canine’ cars: the original car decorated to look like a dog and their latest, smaller car will be a pup!

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Dr Cooter and daughter

Farewell to a medical pathfinder

07 Apr 2017

A world-first discovery and years of dedication to rural health, in particular, to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), clearly defined the late Dr Robert Cooter AM as a pathfinder in rural medicine and service provision to remote communities throughout South Australia.

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RFDS Mental Health Nurse Vanessa Latham

World Health Day reminder on talking about depression in the Outback

07 Apr 2017

Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section Mental Health Nurse Vanessa Latham has urged Outback communities to get behind the theme of World Health Day (WHD) on 7 April.

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Beach third place team

Beach Energy fundraiser

06 Apr 2017

Beach Energy staff recognise that the RFDS could literally be a lifesaver for them or one of their workmates which is why 20 staff committed to complete the Adelaide Corporate Triathlon and raise funds for the Flying Doctor.

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