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Graphic: RFDS dentists with a patient

Flying Doctor on the road to dental health

26 Apr 2017

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Smooth landings in Flying Doctor’s future

17 Feb 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has welcomed the Federal Government’s latest round of funding to upgrade crucial, remote airstrips throughout Australia.

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New Flying Doctor platform links regional patients with specialists

16 Feb 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Victoria has launched the Flying Doctor Telehealth platform, linking remote and regional patients with specialists providing greater access to health care.

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Sophie and her siblings

Fast action and flight save Sophie

14 Feb 2017

Doctors feared Sophie Nicholls' airways could completely close and were unable to insert a cannula into her. Then the Flying Doctor arrived.

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Mitch at work

Mitch's near death experience

14 Feb 2017

To show people how quickly things can go wrong and how much goes into saving a life, Mitch Milner shared his story with us.

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Susan and Matthew Clarke with their children

Family giving back to RFDS

14 Feb 2017

The Flying Doctor helped Susan and Matthew start their family safely so they decided to give back.

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Justin Gladman

Justin joins Flying Doctor team

14 Feb 2017

Justin, a descendent of the Wiradjuri people of NSW, trained to become a doctor with the assistance of the RFDS SE Section and the Bennelong Foundation.

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Darwin base site

Darwin Airport home to new Flying Doctor Base

14 Feb 2017

Darwin Airport will be home to the 25th aeromedical base for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The RFDS has been evacuating patients from Central Australia and the Kimberley region to Royal Darwin Hospital for almost 80 years and now it will build a permanent home at the airport.

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Howard Browne

Drag racer's lucky escape

14 Feb 2017

Howard Browne was lucky to alive after being thrown from his drag bike at 200 kilometres an hour when a tyre suddenly blew out during drag racing finals in Whyalla. In severe pain with suspected multiple fractures Howard was flown to emergency medical care by the RFDS.

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