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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Justin Gladman

Justin joins Flying Doctor team

14 Feb 2017

Justin, a descendent of the Wiradjuri people of NSW, trained to become a doctor with the assistance of the RFDS SE Section and the Bennelong Foundation.

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Darwin base site

Darwin Airport home to new Flying Doctor Base

14 Feb 2017

Darwin Airport will be home to the 25th aeromedical base for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The RFDS has been evacuating patients from Central Australia and the Kimberley region to Royal Darwin Hospital for almost 80 years and now it will build a permanent home at the airport.

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Howard Browne

Drag racer's lucky escape

14 Feb 2017

Howard Browne was lucky to alive after being thrown from his drag bike at 200 kilometres an hour when a tyre suddenly blew out during drag racing finals in Whyalla. In severe pain with suspected multiple fractures Howard was flown to emergency medical care by the RFDS.

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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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