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Smooth landings in Flying Doctor’s future

17 Feb 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has welcomed the Federal Government’s latest round of funding to upgrade crucial, remote airstrips throughout Australia.

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Registered tick of approval for Flying Doctor

10 Feb 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has been given the ‘big tick’ as an authenticated charity which Australians can feel confident to support.

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A woman suffering heat stress is helped by the RFDS

​Free tips to prevent heat stress

06 Feb 2017

Find out what heat stress is, who is at risk and how to prevent it with these free tips.

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Future Doctor Liam Mason enjoying spending a day with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Dubbo

Future doctor helps man crushed by fence

25 Jan 2017

Liam Mason's unique start to the day might have been daunting for some, but for the 21-year-old medical student it was the perfect introduction to the lifesaving work the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section carries out every day.

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A woman suffering heat stress and a thermometer indicating high temperature

Flying Doctor warns of heat stress risk in the hot summer

23 Jan 2017

​With the mercury set to stay well over 30 degrees celsius in many areas and a long hot summer forecast, the South Eastern Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS SE) is reminding the public about the dangers of heat stress.

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Larapinta Trail 2017

20 Jan 2017

For those living, working or travelling in rural and remote Australia, the Royal Flying Doctor Service provides an essential lifeline to anyone in need of urgent medical attention. You can help the 'Flying Doctor' continue this life saving work by joining us in June.

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RFDS Drought Wellbeing Service: Cultivating wellbeing through the seasons

09 Jan 2017

In April 2015, the RFDS was tasked with delivering wellbeing support into rural communities impacted by one of the worst droughts in decades. Drought Wellbeing Service Coordinator, Allira Power explains how the service has been received and what comes next for those hit hardest.

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RFDS Victoria Recruiting Dentists & Oral Health Therapists

06 Jan 2017

We are seeking experienced dentists and oral health practitioners to deliver smiles across Victoria. As RFDS Victoria continues to expand to meet the needs of regional communities, exceptionally caring, experienced and professional oral health practitioners are welcome to apply.

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RFDS Field Days: A day to remember

03 Jan 2017

Operating since 2001, the RFDS Field day program was set up with the goal of promoting the benefits of health and wellbeing to people living in remote areas of far north Queensland. Judith Taylor, Health Promotion Officer - RFDS Field Days, explains why these days are crucial to our service.

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