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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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Leave a lasting legacy in support of the RFDS

07 Sep 2021

In leaving a bequest to the Flying Doctor in Western Australia, you will be welcomed as a member of the Robin Miller Society and share a unique bond with those who stand beside you in leaving a lasting legacy.

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RFDS Gift in Wills

RFDS encourages people to consider leaving a gift in their Will

07 Sep 2021

Scott McKay is carrying on his great grandfather’s legacy by encouraging people to consider leaving a gift in their Will for the Flying Doctor.

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reunited

Nine-year-old reunited with workers who saved his life

06 Sep 2021

Joshua Bacon was set into panic mode when his fearless nine year-old son Jake, suffered a heart-attack and collapsed unconscious on the soccer field last year.

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COVID-19 safety measures here to stay

02 Sep 2021

Measures put in place by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) during the COVID-19 pandemic are here to stay, after having created flow-on benefits for the business.

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Pilot Mark Stuart-Russell

Born to Fly: The journey to become a pilot

02 Sep 2021

At just four days old, Mark Stuart-Russell took his first flight. He was taken home from hospital in his father’s Cessna 170.

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RFDS Spring Magazine

Your WA Flying Doctor Spring Magazine is out now!

31 Aug 2021

Filled with incredible stories of courage and resilience from our crews and patients across Western Australia, you won't want to miss the latest edition of Your Flying Doctor Spring Magazine.

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Flight Nurse reunited with baby born in the sky

Flight Nurse reunited with baby born onboard aircraft

31 Aug 2021

It was a reunion four years in the making. After giving birth to a little boy in the back of an RFDS aircraft in 2017, Lucy Westcott and her family were reunited with their Flight Nurse Timna Wright.

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RFDS team at Nockatunga Station

Prioritising health in rural Queensland

31 Aug 2021

For 18 years, Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) Nurse Manager Jo Mahony has been a driving force in supporting rural communities through every high and low.

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