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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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RFDS aircraft in the outback

Tasmanian students take to the skies with the Flying Doctor

23 Nov 2015

Three Tasmanian student won exciting and prestigious scholarships to work with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in Outback Australia.

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A fall from a horse

17 Nov 2015

I had never met these people before my accident, and yet they saved my life

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​Country kids face twice as many tooth fillings as city cousins

07 Oct 2015

A new research report released by the Royal Flying Doctor Service in September shines a spotlight on oral health for country Australians.

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Federation Board

Hobart hosts 100th meeting of the Flying Doctor National Board

18 Sep 2015

The 100th meeting of the Board of Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) being held in Hobart today will consider action in response to evidence that the main cause of potentially preventable hospital admissions is poor dental care.

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Kaleb's Story

Kaleb's story

10 Sep 2015

Kaleb was just 10 days old when his heart started to fail. He needed emergency heart surgery to survive. But he was stranded with his mother Lori, as their isolated hometown was surrounded by flood waters.

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RFDS committed to improving health outcomes for remote communities

RFDS committed to improving health outcomes for remote communities

01 Sep 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in Tasmania is committed to assisting to improve the health outcomes of remote and rural Tasmanians.

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the famous pudding

Australia's motorcycling legend

04 Aug 2015

The Big Sister self saucing chocolate pudding is considered a sacred relic in Australia's rich motorcycling community.

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Flying Doctor supports improved dental health services

Flying Doctor supports improved dental health services

16 Jul 2015

People living and working in rural and remote areas are disproportionately affected by problems associated with poor oral health largely because they have poorer access to services.

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