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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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Dr Michelle Cresp emergency

RESP training a lifesaver for city GP

09 May 2016

Within ten minutes of arriving at Port Lincoln Hospital for a stint as on-call doctor, Adelaide GP Michelle Cresp found herself in the Emergency Department dealing with two cyclists injured in a road accident, one with a serious chest injury. The situation was about to get much worse ...

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Simpson Desert Bike Challenge

09 May 2016

Shifting sands and steep hills in remote outback South Australia meant cyclists in the annual Simpson Desert Bike Challenge outpaced their 4WD support vehicles while they raised a record amount of money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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RFDS aeromedical simulator lands at Agfest

RFDS aeromedical simulator lands at Agfest

04 May 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) aeromedical simulator will make a special public appearance at Agfest from Thursday 5 May until Saturday 7 May 2016.

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RFDS calls for a healthier Tasmania

19 Apr 2016

RFDS Tasmania has provided a supplementary submission to the Healthy Tasmania Five Year Strategic Plan.

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Broken Hill Base celebrates 80 years of service

18 Apr 2016

Join the Flying Doctor for a fun filled day of family activities to mark 80 years of serving local communities from our base in Broken Hill.

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Walk to Work

Thiess staff walk to work for Flying Doctor

05 Apr 2016

Thiess employees at Prominent Hill mine in outback South Australia step out every year for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in a unique fundraiser - they walk to work. Last year's walk raised $17,000 for the Flying Doctor.

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Flying Doctor Kids Club

30 Mar 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has launched the Flying Doctor Kids Club and you're invited to join!

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Flying Doctor urges caution over Easter holidays

24 Mar 2016

Over last year’s 4-day Easter holiday the Flying Doctor airlifted 248 Australians in rural and remote Australia to hospitals across the country. That’s the equivalent of a new emergency patient every 15 minutes, from Easter Friday to Easter Monday.

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