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RFDS Victoria seeking consumer representatives

20 Feb 2020

RFDS Victoria is seeking interested members of the public to come on board as consumer representatives.

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Ziarlah with her mum and RFDS flight nurse Jamie Corbett

Baby breathes easier with Flying Doctor help

26 Apr 2017

​Little Ziarlah's first birthday should have been spent at home with her family and a birthday cake. But as it turned out, her mother Melody was just grateful that Ziarlah was alive and getting specialist care.

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John Gorman's Canine themed cars taking part in the Outback Car Trek

Canine cars in Outback Car Trek for Flying Doctor

12 Apr 2017

John’s Outback Car Trek team will be particularly recognisable as they will be driving two ‘canine’ cars: the original car decorated to look like a dog and their latest, smaller car will be a pup!

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Dr Cooter and daughter

Farewell to a medical pathfinder

07 Apr 2017

A world-first discovery and years of dedication to rural health, in particular, to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), clearly defined the late Dr Robert Cooter AM as a pathfinder in rural medicine and service provision to remote communities throughout South Australia.

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RFDS Mental Health Nurse Vanessa Latham

World Health Day reminder on talking about depression in the Outback

07 Apr 2017

Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section Mental Health Nurse Vanessa Latham has urged Outback communities to get behind the theme of World Health Day (WHD) on 7 April.

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Beach third place team

Beach Energy raises funds for Flying Doctor

06 Apr 2017

Beach Energy staff recognise that the RFDS could literally be a lifesaver for them or one of their workmates which is why 20 staff committed to complete the Adelaide Corporate Triathlon and raise funds for the Flying Doctor.

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Four years of oral health partnership

23 Mar 2017

​The QCoal Community Dental Service, operated by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), is celebrating its fourth anniversary.

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ventilation trial

Ventilation trial to care for critically ill

21 Mar 2017

A new non-invasive technique for ventilating critically ill patients which improves patient safety and comfort is set to be trialled by the RFDS for use in rural and remote locations.

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RFDS clinic in Yalata

RFDS takes meningococcal vaccine to Aboriginal teens

20 Mar 2017

Aboriginal Australians from remote parts of South Australia will be protected from deadly meningococcal disease thanks in large part to the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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