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RFDS WA nurses facilitate primary health care to PNG communities

11 Jun 2018

RFDS nurses Fiona and Fran delivered primary health care to remote villages in Papa New Guinea as part of a No Roads Expedition clinical outreach program in May this year.

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Mental Health Care in the Bush

30 May 2018

Joan’s life hasn’t been all smiles. She faced the real challenge of accessing mental health care after the loss of her husband and father. Now she uses her experience to support others to get help.

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Take part in a special Outback Tour

25 May 2018

2018 marks 90 years of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). To commemorate this special milestone RFDS is offering the chance to join a very special Outback Tour, visiting iconic places in the Flying Doctor’s history betwenn 6 and 19 July.

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Flying Doctor 'Darn Good Yarn'

24 May 2018

A legacy project has been launched as a way of celebrating the long partnership of the RFDS and CWA called “A Darn Good Yarn”.

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New AEDs to enhance RFDS Medical Chests

16 May 2018

The RFDS will be supplying life-saving Automatic External Defibrillator (AEDs) to 80 remote communities and stations thanks to the generosity of employees at Australia’s leading life insurer TAL.

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2018 Local Heroes Announced

15 May 2018

Nine local heroes from each of Queensland's nine RFDS bases have been announced.

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RFDS Celebrates 90 Years

15 May 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service today celebrates 90 years of savings lives.

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John Lynch to retire as CEO of RFDS Central Operations

09 May 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations Chief Executive Officer (CEO) John Lynch and the Board have agreed upon his retirement from his role in December 2018.

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3,000 more doctors and 3,000 more nurses to deliver rural health

08 May 2018

Budget announcements providing up to 3,000 more doctors and 3,000 more nurses to rural and remote Australia will lead to improved health service access for country Australians.

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