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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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A special gift for the heart

15 Feb 2018

We had a very special Valentine’s date with our national partner TAL who, in a few short months, have raised an amazing $112,185 to fund 80 new defibrillators for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. These life-saving tools will be distributed into RFDS medical chests in rural and remote areas.

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Limb lost, life saved

14 Feb 2018

Leroy nearly lost his life, but it had started as just an ordinary day at work. He was making a delivery to nearby gymkhana grounds, behind the wheel of a buggy with two workmates. This is Leroy’s story:

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CQUniversity has joined forces with Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section), signing an agreement

A partnership in education

05 Feb 2018

CQUniversity has joined forces with Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section), signing an agreement that will see collaboration and research development and placement opportunities for students.

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Behind the Scenes in Baradine

05 Feb 2018

Our national partnership with TAL (This Australian Life Insurance) has been launched in style with a TVC that was aired during the tennis on Channel 7. The TVC was filmed in Baradine, NSW and all the talent on screen were local community members.

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You're probably wondering how trekking will actually help us... Here's how

04 Feb 2018

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Michelle Ball Royal Flying Doctor Service

A bright light in the community

01 Feb 2018

After moving to Mount Isa just over two years ago and throwing herself into the community as a way of making friends, RFDS (Queensland Section) Flight Nurse Michelle Ball, now finds herself ready to receive a remarkable honour for her involvement in the small north-western community.

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Partnering to Fill Gaps

29 Jan 2018

RFDS Victoria welcomes opportunities to collaborate with rural health services to fill gaps and meet the needs of rural communities.

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Rural Mental Health Crisis

22 Jan 2018

In the last year the Flying Doctors have seen 24,500 people to provide mental health counselling. "We could double or triple that service tomorrow and still not touch the surface," Mr Laverty said.

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