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Flying Doctor on the road to dental health

26 Apr 2017

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2017 Give Them Wings Scholarship Applications Now Open

01 Apr 2017

Applications for the Give Them Wings Scholarship are now being accepted.

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Four years of oral health partnership

23 Mar 2017

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

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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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Jimmy Darcy grave

Seeds for Flynn's flying doctor sown 100 years ago

19 Mar 2017

The seeds for John Flynn's Flying Doctor were sown 100 years ago this July with the desperate attempt to save the life of little known stockman, Jimmy Darcy, in the on of the most remote parts of Australia failed when he succumbed to injuries sustained in a fall from his horse.

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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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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

‚ÄčThe 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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