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Graphic: RFDS SE Section General Manager of Marketing and Fundraising Andy Moore with Outback Beds member Bill Balding in Broken Hill

Outback Beds $1000 donation to RFDS

25 May 2017

​Proceeds from the sale of a 2017 Outback Beds calendar will be used to help the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Outback NSW.

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Mandy, Judith and Caitlyn

Breast Care Nurse joins RFDS remote SA clinics

14 Mar 2017

The RFDS is now offering the services of a McGrath Breast Care Nurse to people in outback South Australia along with two new specialist RFDS nurses as part of its regular fly-in clinics.

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German Support Group cheque handover

Support from afar for RFDS Alice Springs

13 Mar 2017

There is a rich vein of support for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) from the other side of the world. A loyal group of German supporters have raised thousands of dollars since 2003 with teir latest donation to RFDS Alice Springs Base in March.

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Help the Flying Doctor find their hidden heroes

08 Mar 2017

​The RFDS Local Hero Awards has launched and Queensland residents are encouraged to nominate those outstanding members of their community who tirelessly and selflessly support the work of the Flying Doctor in their region.

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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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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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