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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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RFDS delivers primary health care to Andamooka, Marla & Marree

11 Jan 2016

The Outback communities of Andamooka and Marla in the Far North of South Australia will have primary health care services provided by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) from 2016 following a decision by Country Health SA to appoint the RFDS as new provider.

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Acting Health Minister launches the QCoal Community Dental Service for 2016

06 Jan 2016

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Flying Doctor remains Australia's Most Reputable Charity

21 Dec 2015

Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service has again confirmed its place as the country’s most reputable charity, ranking first in the 2015 Charity Reputation Index for the fifth year running.

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RFDS Billboard launched on Yorke Peninsula

Sign of the Times on Yorke Peninsula

17 Dec 2015

Yorke Peninsula residents now have a colourful daily reminder of the importance of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) to their region. In a first for South Australia, a new roadside billboard has been unveiled on the Copper Coast Highway near Paskeville.

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Historic Sugar Bird Lady monument restored at Jandakot Airport

11 Dec 2015

The historic Sugar Bird Lady, a Mooney Mark 21 aircraft from the 1960’s, flown for the RFDS by former nurse and aviator Robin Miller, has been restored and returned to her monument on Eagle Drive in Jandakot this week.

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Safer airstrips in remote areas will help save lives

10 Dec 2015

Airstrips used for medical emergencies in remote parts of Australia will be made safer following the announcement of $11.6 million for runway upgrades.

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Royal Flying Doctors supports ‘Look Over The Farm Gate’ campaign for mental health

26 Nov 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Section is taking part in Victoria’s “Look Over The Farm Gate”, a social and emotional well-being initiative to support drought stricken Victorian communities.

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Today Tonight - Taking Medical Training to a New Height

24 Nov 2015

The limited cabin space creates real challenges for our doctors and nurses - TT reports on our training facilities and plans for the future.

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