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Tatiara volunteers raise $55,000 for Flying Doctor

15 Aug 2019

A dedicated group of Tatiara volunteers has raised $55,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Tatiara community over the past year.

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Activ8 the Night - Connectivity in Collarenebri

30 May 2019

A new partnership between the RFDS and telecommunications provider Activ8me has been launched in Collarenebri.

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Wiluna local and young Martu woman wins for community

Royal Flying Doctor Service Regional Service Award 2019 winner announced

27 May 2019

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Channel 7 Joins ‘Ground Crew’ as Major Sponsor

25 May 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations (serving SA/NT) has announced the launch of a major partnership with Channel 7 Adelaide.

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RFDS granted NSQHS accreditation

23 May 2019

RFDS Queensland Section’s pursuit of the best and most responsive patient care possible was recently cemented with two new accreditations.

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Dental care for rural and remote communities

23 May 2019

It may come as a surprise that the Flying Doctor is one of the largest providers of oral and dental health services in the country, reaching those areas other healthcare providers can’t access.

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Creating pathways to rural and remote medicine

23 May 2019

Funded by the Department of Health, The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) in partnership with Cairns Hospital have facilitated medical intern placements for Post Graduate Year 1 junior doctors.

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Expanding after-hours telehealth

23 May 2019

It has been 10 months since we expanded our telehealth services from our Cairns Base to cover weekend hours. In this short period of time, the addition of this service has demonstrated significant improvements in access to remote Primary Health Care.

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Strengthening our partnerships

23 May 2019

Recently RFDS have had the privilege of signing two Memorandum of Understandings with the South West Hospital and Health Service and Southern Queensland Rural Health.

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