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Graphic: A woman suffering heat stress and a thermometer indicating high temperature

Flying Doctor warns of heat stress risk in the hot summer

23 Jan 2017

​With the mercury set to stay well over 30 degrees celsius in many areas and a long hot summer forecast, the South Eastern Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS SE) is reminding the public about the dangers of heat stress.

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Adelaide Base begins new era for RFDS

21 Oct 2016

The $13 million new Adelaide Base heralds the beginning of a new era for RFDS Central Operations as it delivers 24/7 emergency retrieval services, inter-hospital transfers and primary health care services to all South Australians.

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June Gugger and Debbie Adams

Dedicated volunteers honoured

19 Oct 2016

Five extraordinary RFDS volunteers have been honoured for their dedication and long service in fundraising and promoting the RFDS in their local communities.

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Run in with emu causes emergency flight

14 Oct 2016

​Andrew Bourne was on the second day of a trip with a group of motorbike enthusiasts when he hit an emu.

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Six decades of Christmas puddings

14 Oct 2016

For the past six decades October has meant Christmas pudding time to Broken Hill Women's Auxiliary members.

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McGrath breast care nurse Jo Bevan talking with a member of the community

Helping those in isolated areas with breast cancer

14 Oct 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and our McGrath breast care nurse, Jo Beven, shares the ways she helps people with this cancer.

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Jim and Faye at Victoria River in the Northern Territory

Nightmare on dream holiday

14 Oct 2016

Faye and Jim Johnston were on a dream holiday in The Kimberley region of Western Australia when Faye began to feel unwell one night in Kununurra.

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2015/16 Annual Report

14 Oct 2016

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Flying Doctor team tackles men's health at Flinders Island Show

Flying Doctor team tackles men's health at Flinders Island Show

13 Oct 2016

Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) at the Flinders Island Show to prevent a visit to the hospital.

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