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Advice to Remote Locations: Preparing Potential COVID-19 Patients for Transfer

08 Apr 2021

Is your organisation preparing potential COVID-19 patients for transfer? We have developed specialist advice for those in remote locations during this pandemic.

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RFDS Mobile Dental Service

RFDS bridges gap for rural dental care

08 Apr 2021

A new study has revealed the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Dental Service produced more than $15 million of economic and social benefits for Queensland patients between 2013 and 2019.

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Signposts near Louth, NSW

Outback still needs greater access to health care

07 Apr 2021

Giving all Australians a fair go – and a healthy go – still means overcoming the tyranny of distance, said leading RFDS physicians on World Health Day.

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Dental Clinic

Flying Doctor Dental Clinic has achieved its National Standards accreditation.

01 Apr 2021

Due to the combined efforts of our Dental and Quality teams, the Flying Doctor Dental Clinic passed the National Standards assessment with flying colours.

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Your support keeps country communities alive

31 Mar 2021

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Helicopter announcement

An Australian first for WA's Flying Doctor

30 Mar 2021

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Western Operations) Board Chair, Mr Sam Walsh AO has announced that two helicopters will join our fleet in an Australian first for the RFDS.

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Flying Doctor Community Transport Officially Launches in Rochester

26 Mar 2021

RFDS Victoria and Rochester and Elmore District Health Service held a special launch event to celebrate the Flying Doctor Community Transport service expanding into Rochester.

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RFDS IS-BAO Stage 3

Queensland’s Flying Doctor first to achieve gold standard in aeromedical aviation safety

26 Mar 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has reinforced its commitment to patient safety, becoming the first dedicated aeromedical provider in the Asia-Pacific region to receive the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 accreditation.

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COVID 19: Responding to need

COVID 19: Responding to Need

19 Mar 2021

Since February 2020 the RFDS has been part of the front-line response to COVID.The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is part of Australia’s larger health system and considered an essential service.

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