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Drones to overcome distance for the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Queensland

16 Apr 2019

This Tuesday 16th of April, Queensland’s leaders in UAV & drone technology will meet to help the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) overcome one of the organisations biggest challenges - the tyranny of distance.

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Women take the lead at Flying Doctor bases

03 Apr 2019

Two dynamic women have taken on new leadership roles with the Flying Doctor: Kendall Graham has been promoted to Base Manager at Dubbo Base and Kate Parnell has joined us as Mascot Base Manager in Sydney.

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Bikers to bring bright smiles for Flying Doctor communities

03 Apr 2019

Oral health is a big issue, particularly in rural and remote areas, where access to services is limited and people have to travel long distances to see a dentist.

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Care needs roundtable in Birchip

27 Mar 2019

A recent roundtable of key health stakeholders in the northern Victorian town of Birchip highlighted the needs of the Birchip community and provided ways to move forward.

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RFDS (Qld Section) become Australia’s first & only IS-BAO Stage 2 dedicated aeromed provider

25 Mar 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section), have achieved the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 2, making them the only IS-BAO registered dedicated aeromedical provider in Australia and one of only a handful in South East Asia.

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Health students to gain world class training & experience thanks to new agreement

22 Mar 2019

Today, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) and Towards International Medical Equality (TIME) organisation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support long-term rural and regional career pathways by helping students to gain invaluable experience.

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Flying Doctor named as charity partner for Vivid Sydney 2019

21 Mar 2019

The Flying Doctor is announced as the official charity partner for the 2019 Vivid festival.

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Rural GPs train on the ground and now in the air with RFDS

20 Mar 2019

Western Australia’s regional and remote health care networks are set to be strengthened with RFDS Western Operations achieving national accreditation as a training provider for rural General Practitioners (GPs).

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Future female pilots take-off with the Royal Flying Doctor Service

15 Mar 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) are teaming up with STEM engagement specialists She Maps to give young women the opportunity to be drone pilots for the day. The high-flyers will be introduced to engineering and aviation, encouraging them to explore a career with the RFDS.

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