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Four years of oral health partnership

23 Mar 2017

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

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New simulator makes Royal Flying Doctor Service training vision a reality

28 Feb 2017

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) pilots will now have greater access to world-class simulator training with the launch of a new aviation training centre on the Sunshine Coast.

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Sam Walsh announced as Chair Elect of Royal Flying Doctor Service WA Board

24 Feb 2017

​​Former Rio Tinto CEO, and Order of Australia recipient, Sam Walsh will be joining the prestigious Royal Flying Doctor Service (WA) Board as Chairman Elect, succeedingthe current Chairman Neville Bassett AM, who retires in October after 27 years as a Board member.

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Rottnest swimmer celebrates his second chance at life... by swimming the channel race again

24 Feb 2017

A Rottnest Channel swimmer who nearly died after suffering a heart attack mid-race is celebrating his second chance at life... by swimming the channel again this weekend.

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Cobar nurses Beau Webster and Lisa Travis

Cobar nurses trekking Larapinta for RFDS

24 Feb 2017

The Cobar community is rallying behind local nurses Beau Webster and Lisa Travis as they prepare to trek a section of the Larapinta Trail to raise money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section.

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new dentist Dr Minh-Thu Cao Xuan and dental assistant Suzanne Moore getting the thumbs up from patient Greg Treloar

On Road Oral Health Boost

23 Feb 2017

Continuing its promised roll-out of new and expanded services, the RFDS SE has added a dental van to its fleet and expanded its dental health team in Broken Hill and Dubbo.

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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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New Flying Doctor platform links regional patients with specialists

16 Feb 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Victoria has launched the Flying Doctor Telehealth platform, linking remote and regional patients with specialists providing greater access to health care.

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Sophie and her siblings

Fast action and flight save Sophie

14 Feb 2017

Doctors feared Sophie Nicholls' airways could completely close and were unable to insert a cannula into her. Then the Flying Doctor arrived.

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