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Evaluation finds Flying Doctor Wellbeing pilot improves access to mental health care

26 May 2020

A Psychological Service: A collaborative way to address access to mental health services

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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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BEHIND THE SCENES: Samantha Bailey, Donor Development Officer

25 Jan 2018

The donors here are really loving and have a high respect for what we do. Everyone seems to have been touched by us in some way, and they want to show their recognition to our work

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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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RFDS responds to helicopter crash victims at Red Centre

18 Jan 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) undertook the aeromedical retrieval of four people on-board a helicopter when it crashed last night (17 January) near Yulara, close to Uluru in the Northern Territory.

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RFDS Airlifts Footballer Tai Martin-Page

11 Jan 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has retrieved NTFL player Tai Martin-Page following a collision that dislocated his spine between the sixth and seventh vertebrae during a football match on Saturday.

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A day in the life of an RFDS Flight Nurse

08 Jan 2018

I could be a midwife one day, a critical care nurse the next and working in primary health the day after.

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Filling service gaps in remote communities

08 Jan 2018

A NEW mobile outreach program is helping improve access to dental services in remote Tasmanian communities. Starting with Circular Head in the north west, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tasmania is providing free screening, preventive and restorative dental services...

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Partnership helps Michelle hit health goals

04 Jan 2018

GEORGE Town woman Michelle Turpin credits a partnership approach – which involved setting her own goals then being supported to achieve them – with helping her health turn a corner.

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