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Flying Doctor calls for help to assist burns patients across Queensland

03 Mar 2021

Latest figures from the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) reveal an average of 73 patients each year are flown to emergency care with burns-related injuries.

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New Study Pregnancy

New Study on RFDS Pregnancy Patients

18 Jan 2021

New Study reveals one out of every 420 women who gave birth Australia-wide during 2015–2017 received an aeromedical retrieval by the RFDS

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SOS

Lost travellers treated by Flying Doctor after being found in the outback

14 Jan 2021

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Impact of COVID lockdown on aeromedical retrievals

13 Jan 2021

New data released this week by Australian researchers reveals the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown period on aeromedical retrievals in rural and remote regions.

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Caring for our rural and remote communities

Caring for our rural and remote communities

12 Jan 2021

In spite of everything that has happened over the past year, our generous community of supporters has enabled us to continue to help thousands of people in their time of need.

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RFDS broome base

24/7 service uninterrupted by Broome base fire

03 Jan 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (WA) is continuing its 24/7 service in the Kimberley despite a fire at its Broome base on Saturday night.

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Celebrating New Years

Flying Doctor Urges Australians to Stay Safe this New Year Period

30 Dec 2020

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Santa won't be the only Red-Belly in the sky this Christmas

23 Dec 2020

Australia-wide, last year between December 24 (Christmas Eve) and December 26 (Boxing Day), the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) brought care to 278 people, with a range of illnesses and injuries.

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RFDS year in 2020

Flying Doctor powers through pandemic with unwavering healthcare delivery

23 Dec 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has navigated 2020 with minimal disruption to its vital healthcare services despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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