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Graphic: Flying Doctor to establish health hub at William Creek

Flying Doctor to establish health hub at William Creek

02 Feb 2023

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is set to establish a permanent healthcare clinic in the South Australian outback tourism town of William Creek.

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Flying Doctor reaches new heights with groundbreaking flight simulator

Flying Doctor reaches new heights with groundbreaking flight simulator

16 Nov 2022

The newest addition to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Adelaide Base – a groundbreaking portable flight simulator – has officially landed.

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Tracey on the farm

Announcing New Board Chair, Tracey Hayes

15 Nov 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is delighted to announce the appointment of Tracey Hayes as the new Chair of the Federation Board.

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RFDS WA crews pause for Remembrance Day

RFDS WA crews pause for Remembrance Day

11 Nov 2022

This Remembrance Day, Royal Flying Doctor Service crews across Western Australia paused at 11am to reflect on the price that Australia and countries around the world have paid through wars and conflict since the First World War.

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Dr Kieren Hennelly at the conference

Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen's Association Raises Funds for the WA Flying Doctor

07 Nov 2022

Community support was strong for the Royal Flying Doctor Service WA and Dolly’s Dream at the Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen’s Association (KPCA) conference held in Broome last month.

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Finalist in 2022 Australian Podcast Awards

04 Nov 2022

The Flying Doctor Podcast has just been announced as a finalist (in two categories) in the upcoming 2022 Australian Podcast Awards

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Flying Doctor Wellbeing expands to Victoria’s Bass Coast

Flying Doctor Wellbeing expands to Victoria’s Bass Coast

03 Nov 2022

RFDS Victoria is expanding its mental health service to the Bass Coast Shire to help address the region’s significant lack of accessible mental health support.

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BAM! The ambulance hit a roo. Kate, in labour, held her breath...

03 Nov 2022

Kate Napier lived on a remote cattle station and was expecting her second child. She was supposed to move into town four weeks early, but life got in the way and a week out from her due date, she went into labor and was more than 150km from the hospital.

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Turosi Giving raised $120,000 for RFDS

Turosi Giving raised $120,000 for RFDS

02 Nov 2022

At their recent charity ball, Turosi Giving raised a record high donation for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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Xmas

Purchase an RFDS gift that makes a difference this Christmas

01 Nov 2022

Support the Royal Flying Doctor Service this Christmas by purchasing a gift from our shop. All proceeds help us to be there for people who live in the furthest corners of Western Australia and need our care the most.

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#58 How did Mack keep himself alive, under a rolled-car, in remote Western Australia?

How did Mack keep himself alive, under a rolled-car, in remote Western Australia?

31 Oct 2022

19-year-old Mack and his mate Josh had been mustering out near Fitzroy Crossing in remote Western Australia when their car rolled and Mack found himself pinned, under the vehicle, with diesel in his face and injuries that should have left him dead.

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Jess smiling at camera

From the footy field to fighting for life

31 Oct 2022

A photo of 22-year-old Jess taken one hour before the moment she almost died shows the rugby player looking happy and relaxed—a picture of health. It’s almost impossible to believe what happened next.

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Dr Tim Driscoll

RFDS extends wellbeing service with launch of a new Employee Assistance Program

27 Oct 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) will extend its Mental Health and Wellbeing Service with the launch of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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RFDS WA crew celebrate double win at 2022 Rural Health West Excellence Awards

RFDS WA crew celebrate double win at 2022 Rural Health West Excellence Awards

25 Oct 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service WA is celebrating this week following two wins at the Rural Health Excellence Awards on Saturday night.

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Professor David Lyle President, Royal Flying Doctor Service (South Eastern Section)

Message from our President

24 Oct 2022

RFDSSE President thankful for your ongoing support

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Baby

The Flying Doctor has a new donor and they are the youngest on record

24 Oct 2022

Smallest supporter gives a big gift

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