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RFDS once again named Australia's Most Reputable Charity to Conclude 90th year

18 Dec 2018

This is the 8th year in a row that the Flying Doctor has ranked first in the Reputation Index.

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RFDS launches new patient transfer facility at Burnie Airport

RFDS launches new patient transfer facility at Burnie Airport

16 May 2016

Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tasmania will launch the new and improved patient transfer facility at a presentation and afternoon tea at the Burnie Airport Terminal, Wynyard on Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 2.30 pm.

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Cobar NSW

Keeping up the pace

13 May 2016

At 94 years of age, Sheila Higgins lives independently in Cobar, in far-western New South Wales. Sheila had married in Cobar, brought up six daughters there and still has four of them living in the district. So when she became unwell in January this year, she was able to contact her daughter Shirley

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RFDS thanks volunteers during National Volunteer Week

11 May 2016

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First new RFDS WA facility in 50 years opens in Broome

11 May 2016

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Nightmare bite ends in flight

10 May 2016

"Within seconds I started having these severe body spasms" explained Eddie Klysz. He didn't know what was happening but he'd seen a shadow scurry away as he got into bed. Was it a spider?

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Flying Doctor ensures safe delivery

10 May 2016

Donna was 36 weeks pregnant and experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions.

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Lynette Sage and daughter and granddaughter

Three generations of care

09 May 2016

For the Sage and Horton families the Flying Doctor has literally become a part of their lives over three generations. Every day the RFDS flies into Mount Gambier to evacuate a patient to a major Adelaide hospital for life-saving or specialist treatment.

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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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