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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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Mitch at work

Mitch's near death experience

14 Feb 2017

To show people how quickly things can go wrong and how much goes into saving a life, Mitch Milner shared his story with us.

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Susan and Matthew Clarke with their children

Family giving back to RFDS

14 Feb 2017

The Flying Doctor helped Susan and Matthew start their family safely so they decided to give back.

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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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