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Former nurse will keep giving through her will

16 Feb 2018

Vivienne Windsor, a former nurse, knows the importance of leaving a gift in her Will. Do you? Find out more here. 

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Partnering to Fill Gaps

29 Jan 2018

RFDS Victoria welcomes opportunities to collaborate with rural health services to fill gaps and meet the needs of rural communities.

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Rural Mental Health Crisis

22 Jan 2018

In the last year the Flying Doctors have seen 24,500 people to provide mental health counselling. "We could double or triple that service tomorrow and still not touch the surface," Mr Laverty said.

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RFDS responds to helicopter crash victims at Red Centre

18 Jan 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) undertook the aeromedical retrieval of four people on-board a helicopter when it crashed last night (17 January) near Yulara, close to Uluru in the Northern Territory.

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RFDS Airlifts Footballer Tai Martin-Page

11 Jan 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has retrieved NTFL player Tai Martin-Page following a collision that dislocated his spine between the sixth and seventh vertebrae during a football match on Saturday.

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Filling service gaps in remote communities

08 Jan 2018

A NEW mobile outreach program is helping improve access to dental services in remote Tasmanian communities. Starting with Circular Head in the north west, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tasmania is providing free screening, preventive and restorative dental services...

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10 reasons to join the Flying Doctor on our Cradle Mountain Trek in 2018...

05 Jan 2018

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Partnership helps Michelle hit health goals

04 Jan 2018

GEORGE Town woman Michelle Turpin credits a partnership approach – which involved setting her own goals then being supported to achieve them – with helping her health turn a corner.

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RFDS Tasmania's Stephen Stone Wins Gong

28 Dec 2017

Stephen Stone, the first Tasmanian to win Exercise Physiologist of the Year award could be your local rural health worker.

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