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RFDS buses roll out to boost Covid vaccination rates in rural towns

17 Oct 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service mobile health hub buses will hit the road on Monday, October 18, 2021, in partnership with the State Government, to deliver an accessible vaccination option to Tasmania’s rural and remote communities. Find out when it's coming to your town . . .

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Broken Hill Mental Health team

Survey Highlights Importance of Understanding in Mental Health

09 Oct 2021

A new research report by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) research team, in collaboration with the Australian Catholic University (ACU), found that a better understanding of mental health leads to better outcomes for individuals and the whole community.

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RFDS marks vaccine milestone in the Pilbara

08 Oct 2021

Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) crews continue to go the distance delivering COVID-19 vaccines across regional and remote Western Australia, marking its delivery of the 5000th vaccine at a clinic held in Newman in the Pilbara last Friday.

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Spontaneous fundraiser on Dirk Hartog Island raises $22,000 for WA Flying Doctor

07 Oct 2021

A massive thank you to the Wardle family who hosted a long table lunch on Dirk Hartog Island which raised a whopping $22,000 in support of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia.

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Get your FREE First Aid infopack now

05 Oct 2021

Every day, lives are lost when people are injured and no one with them knows first aid. Knowing what to do in an emergency could save a loved one’s life.

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Bendigo Memory Lane

Bendigo chosen as second base for Flying Doctor Memory Lane

04 Oct 2021

Bendigo was chosen at the base of our second Memory Lane vehicle because of its central location for regional Victoria, as well as for the Flying Doctor’s strong historical connection to the area in regards to patient transport and primary health services.

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Mental Health Week program

Mental Health Week 2021 - West Coast

01 Oct 2021

Mental Health Week from October 9-16 will see West Coast service providers join forces to foster a community that is one of belonging, awareness and connection.

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RFDS gifted land for new flight training facility

RFDS gifted land for new flight simulator

30 Sep 2021

Bundaberg Regional Council has gifted the RFDS a block of land worth $405,000. The donation means the new RFDS pilot training centre will be built beside the aeromedical base next to the Bundaberg Airport.

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Flight Nurse Hayden Wilson

Flight Nurse Hayden Wilson

21 Sep 2021

Growing up on Norfolk Island, Flight Nurse Hayden Wilson saw his fair share of aeromedical retrievals, and with a nurse in the family it’s no surprise that he’s landed the job he has today.

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