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Bay to Birdwood and the RFDS historic cars

24 Sep 2020

Iconic 1920s images showing the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s founder traversing the outback in a battered Dodge Buckboard are inspiring the restoration of two vintage cars in South Australia.

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Regional and Rural Health Award Winner Announced

02 Jun 2018

As part of the Victoria Young Achievers Awards, Steffi Patience of Stawell has won the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award.

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Road to Respite

02 Jun 2018

The Flying Doctor is proud to partner with Very Special Kids to transport regional children with life-threatening conditions to the Very Special Kids Hospice in Malvern.

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Removing barriers to accessing oral health care

02 Jun 2018

When the Flying Doctor Dental Clinic come to town, there are healthy smiles all round!

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They saved my life

02 Jun 2018

Alan Lucas says the Flying Doctor saved his life – but he wasn’t rescued by air or road. He has been linked to a specialist in Melbourne from his home in Hopetoun via our telehealth service.

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90th Air Pilgrimage, what an adventure!

01 Jun 2018

What a spectacular celebration of 90 years of the Flying Doc and great opportunity to reflect on the services history, and indeed the services future. A truly memorable event with over 50 aviation enthusiasts from the AAAA, travelling with 25 Antique Aircraft throughout rural NSW & QLD

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Mental Health Literacy Study

31 May 2018

The RFDS is conducting a study to find out more about Australian Mental Health Literacy. Will you help?

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Mental Health Care in the Bush

30 May 2018

Joan’s life hasn’t been all smiles. She faced the real challenge of accessing mental health care after the loss of her husband and father. Now she uses her experience to support others to get help.

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Health and Aviation Online

30 May 2018

Until Recently, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) heavily relied on the use of paper-based systems to record patient medical data. In conjunction with Brisbane based tech start-up, Buckham&Duffy, the RFDS have developed and transitioned records their new digitised system.

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