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Flying Doctor on the road to dental health

26 Apr 2017

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RFDS Doctors using the Salad Simulator

Innovation still key for the Flying Doctor

07 Mar 2017

Dr Andy Caldin from the Royal Flying Doctor Service's South Eastern Section has assembled a Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy Airway Decontamination Device (SALAD).

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New RFDS doctors Shannon Townsend, Alexander Matthews and Karen Furlong

Dubbo RFDS recruits experience emergency training

01 Mar 2017

​Three new emergency medicine registrars from the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern (RFDS SE) Section got to experience just what could await them in their new roles when they responded to a simulated emergency, as part of a recent training exercise in Dubbo.

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survey for rural health issues

Tell us about rural health issues

28 Feb 2017

Together with the National Farmers' Federation (NFF), we would like to know what you think the most important health issues are for people living in the bush.

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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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