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Four years of oral health partnership

23 Mar 2017

​The QCoal Community Dental Service, operated by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), is celebrating its fourth anniversary.

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RFDS clinic in Yalata

RFDS takes meningococcal vaccine to Aboriginal teens

20 Mar 2017

Aboriginal Australians from remote parts of South Australia will be protected from deadly meningococcal disease thanks in large part to the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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Completion of new hangar brings Flying Doctor transformation one step closer

15 Mar 2017

Construction of the Royal Flying Doctor Service's impressive new hangar at Jandakot has been completed, future-proofing the organisation's world-leading aero medical, aviation and engineering capabilities for the next generation.

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Mandy, Judith and Caitlyn

Breast Care Nurse joins RFDS remote SA clinics

14 Mar 2017

The RFDS is now offering the services of a McGrath Breast Care Nurse to people in outback South Australia along with two new specialist RFDS nurses as part of its regular fly-in clinics.

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Support from afar for RFDS Alice Springs

13 Mar 2017

There is a rich vein of support for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) from the other side of the world. A loyal group of German supporters have raised thousands of dollars since 2003 with teir latest donation to RFDS Alice Springs Base in March.

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Help the Flying Doctor find their hidden heroes

08 Mar 2017

​The RFDS Local Hero Awards has launched and Queensland residents are encouraged to nominate those outstanding members of their community who tirelessly and selflessly support the work of the Flying Doctor in their region.

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RFDS Doctors using the Salad Simulator

Innovation still key for the Flying Doctor

07 Mar 2017

Dr Andy Caldin from the Royal Flying Doctor Service's South Eastern Section has assembled a Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy Airway Decontamination Device (SALAD).

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New RFDS doctors Shannon Townsend, Alexander Matthews and Karen Furlong

Dubbo RFDS recruits experience emergency training

01 Mar 2017

​Three new emergency medicine registrars from the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern (RFDS SE) Section got to experience just what could await them in their new roles when they responded to a simulated emergency, as part of a recent training exercise in Dubbo.

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survey for rural health issues

Tell us about rural health issues

28 Feb 2017

Together with the National Farmers' Federation (NFF), we would like to know what you think the most important health issues are for people living in the bush.

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