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Graphic: COVID 19: Responding to need

COVID 19: Responding to Need

22 Oct 2021

Since February 2020 the RFDS has been part of the front-line response to COVID, and is part of the vaccination roll-out.

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Governor of Tasmania launches RFDS and Foodbank partnership

Governor of Tasmania launches RFDS and Foodbank partnership

13 Sep 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tasmania has entered into a partnership with Foodbank of Tasmania via their School Breakfast Program to provide oral health toothbrushes, toothpaste and oral hygiene education to approximately 4000 students throughout Tasmania.

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Migrant students jump on board the RFDS aeromedical simulator

Migrant students jump on board the RFDS aeromedical simulator

08 Sep 2016

​The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) aeromedical simulator state tour will conclude in Launceston with a very special presentation to the TasTAFE Adult Migrant English Program students.

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Providing Aeromedical Care to Remote Indigenous Communities

17 Aug 2016

This research considers the health of Indigenous Australians living in remote and very remote areas. It details illness and accident demand for aeromedical retrievals of Indigenous Australians by the RFDS from remote and very remote Australia.

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Flying Doctor aeromedical simulator school tour

Flying Doctor aeromedical simulator school tour

17 Aug 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Look! Up in the Sky educational program has spread its wings in Tasmanian schools during 2016. Tom Ryan, RFDS Program Manager – Education, is hitting the road with the interactive aeromedical simulator for a non-stop tour of primary schools.

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A generous gift provides new amenities for the Flying Doctor

A generous gift provides new amenities for the Flying Doctor

15 Jun 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) will launch new staff amenities at a presentation at Hobart International Airport Administration and Facilities Offices, 6 Hinkler Street, Cambridge on Wednesday 15 June 2016 at 5.30 pm.

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John Kirwan and Anne Todd

Making Headlice history in George Town

14 Jun 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service partnered with the University of Tasmania and Anglicare to deliver free education sessions for children and families at George Town.

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Flying Doctor celebrates birthday with Local Heroes

17 May 2016

Celebrating 88 years, the Flying Doctor gives thanks to the invisible army of volunteers who tirelessly support the Service.

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RFDS launches new patient transfer facility at Burnie Airport

RFDS launches new patient transfer facility at Burnie Airport

16 May 2016

Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tasmania will launch the new and improved patient transfer facility at a presentation and afternoon tea at the Burnie Airport Terminal, Wynyard on Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 2.30 pm.

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