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RFDS Victoria seeking consumer representatives

20 Feb 2020

RFDS Victoria is seeking interested members of the public to come on board as consumer representatives.

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Rio Tinto invests in a third aeromedical jet for RFDS Western Operations fleet

19 Feb 2020

A third Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet is set to join the RFDS Western Operations fleet in 2022.

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Surveying the Impact of Stroke

18 Feb 2020

Stroke is one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of disability. The RFDS is working with the Australian Stroke Alliance to look at better, and faster, ways of identifying and treating stroke. Help us learn more by taking this short survey.

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Weighing a RFDS PC-12 Aircraft

17 Feb 2020

When our PC-12 aircraft arrive from the Pilatus factory in Switzerland, the plane undergoes an aeromedical fit-out, performed by our specialist engineers. The 760 hour fit-out equips the aircraft to serve as an intensive care unit in the sky.

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Smile Squad

12 Feb 2020

The Flying Doctor Dental team has joined the Victorian government’s Smile Squad – a program set up to provide free examinations and dental treatment to Victorian public school children.

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Bronwyn’s story

12 Feb 2020

RFDS Victoria's Rural Women's GP service offers clients a gender choice when it comes to seeing a clinician. For Charlton local Bronwyn, the service has proven to be a "godsend".

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National Standards update

07 Feb 2020

RFDS Victoria’s voluntary participation in the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (National Standards) compliance assessment is fast approaching, with the auditing process commencing in late February 2020.

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Our staff – compassion in the face of crisis

05 Feb 2020

As an organisation, we wish to publicly acknowledge and thank our staff for their work during - and no doubt beyond – the bushfire crisis.

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Expanding our service delivery with Nurse Practitioners

04 Feb 2020

Recently the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) identified an opportunity to increase the number of nurse practitioner roles in our aeromedical retrieval services.

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