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Bay to Birdwood and the RFDS historic cars

24 Sep 2020

Iconic 1920s images showing the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s founder traversing the outback in a battered Dodge Buckboard are inspiring the restoration of two vintage cars in South Australia.

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COVID 19: Responding to need

COVID 19: Responding to Need

11 Sep 2020

Since February the RFDS has been part of the front-line response to COVID.The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is part of Australia’s larger health system and considered an essential service.

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Flying Doctor First Aid pack

07 Sep 2020

Every day, lives are lost when people are injured and no one with them knows first aid. Knowing what to do in an emergency could save a loved one's life.

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Captain James Williams in front of an RFDS Aircraft

RFDS pilot celebrates 20 years helping Queenslanders

03 Sep 2020

A flight with his high school teacher has manifested into a rewarding, 20-year career as a pilot with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) for Captain James Williams.

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Pilot's World War II mission remembered

01 Sep 2020

It’s been 75 years since World War II ended on September 2, 1945, and the deadliest military conflict in history had few positives emerge from its horrors. However two advancements, one in the medical field and one in education, are both connected to the RFDS.

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Get your FREE first aid pack now

01 Sep 2020

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A gift from the heart

01 Sep 2020

The Flying Doctor recently visited Kangaroo Island to give back to a community in recovery from this summer's devastating bushfires.

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Reflections - Dr Jean White the First Female Flying Doctor

01 Sep 2020

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Mount Gambier Patient Transfer Facility starts operations

01 Sep 2020

RFDS crews have treated the first patients through the Mount Gambier Patient Transfer Facility - the first facility of its kind in regional South Australia.

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