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RFDS presents evidence to Royal Commission into Aged Care

20 Jun 2019

CEO of RFDS Australia, Dr Martin Laverty, has presented evidence and testimony in Broome this week as part of the Royal Commission into Aged Care.

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Telehealth limited by connectivity - Not technology

19 Feb 2019

Telehealth is no new feat. The Flying Doctor has been doing it for over 90 years. Established with Alfred Trager’s pedal radio that connected those in the bush to a doctor, telehealth now forms the core of the RFDS service with 88,188 telehealth consultations delivered in the last year.

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Healthy Ageing in the Bush Requires a Coordinated Strategy

18 Feb 2019

New Flying Doctor Research reveals thousands of remote Australians aged over 65 are flown by aeromedical teams to hospitals with illnesses that could have been prevented through increased country health services. A coordinated National Healthy Ageing Strategy is vital to improve health outcomes.

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Mobile Event Care expansion

RFDS Victoria expands Mobile Event Care

14 Feb 2019

RFDS Victoria's Mobile Event Care services are expanding, covering a range of events from AFLW matches to summer festivals.

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Mobile Dental Unit Training session

13 Feb 2019

On the 9th of November 2018, Corinne Millard, Nurse Educator from Rockhampton, delivered basic life support training at the mobile dental unit, based in Sapphire.

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Around the clock mental health support for flood affected Queenslanders

13 Feb 2019

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Hobart office opened by Governor

12 Feb 2019

We've spread our wings! View photos of the grand Hobart Office opening ceremony at Government House and meet our latest scholarship recipient and two terrific long-term donors.

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Queensland’s largest art exhibition spreads its wings with the Royal Flying Doctor Service

07 Feb 2019

Queensland's largest and most prestigious art exhibition is spreading its wings with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) to help raise funds for the state's field days.

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RFDS permanent dental clinic Omeo

RFDS Opens Permanent Dental Clinic in Omeo

06 Feb 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service in partnership with Omeo District Health is now operating a permanent dental clinic in Omeo, servicing the town and surrounding areas.

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