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Tatiara volunteers raise $55,000 for Flying Doctor

15 Aug 2019

A dedicated group of Tatiara volunteers has raised $55,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Tatiara community over the past year.

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Flying Doctor launches new aircraft and Major Sponsor

03 Apr 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations (serving SA/NT) today unveiled a brand new ‘flying intensive care unit’ which will join the fleet, and announced a new major sponsor in South Australian-based oil and gas producer Beach Energy Limited.

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RFDSSE President's Message

Message from South Eastern President Ruth Sandow

03 Apr 2019

Ruth Sandow, RFDS SE President,

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Women take the lead at Flying Doctor bases

03 Apr 2019

Two dynamic women have taken on new leadership roles with the Flying Doctor: Kendall Graham has been promoted to Base Manager at Dubbo Base and Kate Parnell has joined us as Mascot Base Manager in Sydney.

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Bikers to bring bright smiles for Flying Doctor communities

03 Apr 2019

Oral health is a big issue, particularly in rural and remote areas, where access to services is limited and people have to travel long distances to see a dentist.

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Dubbo Base prepares for relaunch

03 Apr 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service prepares to step up its services in Dubbo with a new multipurpose facility set to open soon.

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Care needs roundtable in Birchip

27 Mar 2019

A recent roundtable of key health stakeholders in the northern Victorian town of Birchip highlighted the needs of the Birchip community and provided ways to move forward.

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RFDS (Qld Section) become Australia’s first & only IS-BAO Stage 2 dedicated aeromed provider

25 Mar 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section), have achieved the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 2, making them the only IS-BAO registered dedicated aeromedical provider in Australia and one of only a handful in South East Asia.

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Health students to gain world class training & experience thanks to new agreement

22 Mar 2019

Today, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) and Towards International Medical Equality (TIME) organisation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support long-term rural and regional career pathways by helping students to gain invaluable experience.

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