RFDS WA nurses facilitate primary health care to PNG communities

11 Jun 2018

RFDS nurses Fiona and Fran delivered primary health care to remote villages in Papa New Guinea as part of a No Roads Expedition clinical outreach program in May this year.

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Rescue from rollover after roo reaction

20 Mar 2018

Nicholas Butler and a couple of backpacker friends had just finished working on a farm in Outback NSW. They were in a ute heading to Cobar to catch a train to Sydney.

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RFDS aircraft evacuation at night

RFDS airlifts two injured tourists from outback SA

16 Mar 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) undertook the aeromedical retrieval of two injured tourists following a car accident on the Oodnadatta Track in the state’s Far North last night.

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Very Special Kids and RFDS partner to help children in need

09 Mar 2018

Launched in February, Road to Respite is a joint initiative between the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Very Special Kids providing transport for regional children with life-threatening conditions to the Very Special Kids Hospice in Malvern.

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RFDS Local Hero Awards

The search is on for our hidden heroes

05 Mar 2018

The RFDS Local Hero Awards have launched across Queensland today, calling out to those community members who have rolled their sleeves up, put their hands out, or stowed away their fears in an emergency to help the Flying Doctor carry out its lifesaving work.

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RFDS Aircraft with pilot holding Queen's Baton

RFDS Flies Queen's Baton ahead of Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

01 Mar 2018

The RFDS was honoured to fly the Queen’s Baton to the remote Aboriginal community of Hermannsburg, 125 kilometres west of Alice Springs, marking the start of its time in the Northern Territory ahead of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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Former nurse will keep giving through her will

16 Feb 2018

Vivienne Windsor, a former nurse, knows the importance of leaving a gift in her Will. Do you? Find out more here. 

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Supporting men's mental health

16 Feb 2018

“Men are two to three times more likely than women to have an addiction issue but far less likely to seek help,” says our senior mental health nurse, Vanessa Latham. “In the last quarter, less than a third of our mental health clients were men.”

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Filling the gap in dental care

16 Feb 2018

In just 3 months, our dental team has treated over 790 patients at 51 rural and remote clinics. Find out how dental health can impact your overall health.

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