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Drones to overcome distance for the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Queensland

16 Apr 2019

This Tuesday 16th of April, Queensland’s leaders in UAV & drone technology will meet to help the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) overcome one of the organisations biggest challenges - the tyranny of distance.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) launch Local Hero Awards 2019

15 Mar 2019

Nominations open tomorrow across Queensland for the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s Local Hero Awards. Now in its fourth year, the award calls out and congratulates those community members who have rolled up their sleeves, put out their hands or stowed away their fears to help in an emergency.

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QCoal Foundation furthers RFDS mental health support for North and Western Queensland communities

12 Mar 2019

QCoal Foundation has granted the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) $25,000 funding to support the mental health of North and Western Queensland communities after the devastation of the recent unprecedented flooding.

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RFDS welcomes two leading medical experts to its board

08 Mar 2019

RFDS Western Operations is proud to announce the appointment of Director of Burns Service WA Professor Fiona Wood AM and McCusker Director of Lions Outback Vision Dr Angus Turner to its board.

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RFDS pilot first woman in the Southern Hemisphere to command the Pilatus PC-24 jet

08 Mar 2019

RFDS Western Operations pilot Lisa Roper-Campbell is the first woman in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere to command the world-first for aero medical service Pilatus PC-24 jet.

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RFDS' mental health service 'Flying Doctor Wellbeing' expands

03 Mar 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria’s mental health program is successfully expanding across Victoria. Flying Doctor Wellbeing serves new locations in Gippsland and Victoria's West, with new staff joining the growing service.

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Flying Doctor celebrates local cattle farmer’s contribution to the health of his fellow Queenslander

01 Mar 2019

Former Banana Shire cattle Farmer Ray Grace is a generous supporter of Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) & we'd like to say thank you!

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RFDS Western Operations fleet world-leader in aero medical services

25 Feb 2019

The arrival of the second Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet 'Kimberley' marks the completion of the RFDS Western Operations integrated fleet.

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Ambulance Victoria contracts impacts RFDS Patient Transport Locations

24 Feb 2019

The RFDS Mobile Patient Transport service will have a significantly stronger regional focus. As a result, as of July 2019, you will see more of our patient transport ambulances delivering care across Gippsland and the west.

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