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Leanne was a fit and active beach goer - until an asthma attack took her breath away

#99 Leanne was struggling to breathe before she lost consciousness

10 Jul 2024

When her asthma symptoms were at their worst, Leanne was struggling to breathe and actually thought 'she was going to die'.

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RFDS seeking SA and NT consumer representatives

27 Feb 2020

Do you have an interest in the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the care it provides every ten minutes to someone living, working or travelling in SA and NT?

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Help close to home

26 Feb 2020

Fortunately for one Adelaide motorcyclist, the RFDS was on hand to assist very close to home.

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Desert drama

26 Feb 2020

I kept trying to convince my son he wasn't about to die. But we all thought he was.

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The bush gets in your blood

26 Feb 2020

Our newest RFDS Life Member recalls his outback memories of the Flying Doctor.

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Little helpers

24 Feb 2020

Meet Jack and Cowboy Roy – two kids doing big things for the Flying Doctor.

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Baby Daisy's Flying Doctor journey

24 Feb 2020

Shantell Kennell was enjoying the perfect pregnancy, when almost overnight her blood pressure shot through the roof. Shantell was told she had severe preeclampsia, her life was in danger and the only sure ‘cure’ was to deliver her baby in a specialist unit 600km away...

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Rio Tinto invests in a third aeromedical jet for RFDS Western Operations fleet

19 Feb 2020

A third Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet is set to join the RFDS Western Operations fleet in 2022.

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First Flying Doctor midwife scholarship recipient hits the skies above Isa

18 Feb 2020

In January, the first recipient of a new Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) midwifery scholarship has taken to the skies over North West Queensland.

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Weighing a RFDS PC-12 Aircraft

17 Feb 2020

When our PC-12 aircraft arrive from the Pilatus factory in Switzerland, the plane undergoes an aeromedical fit-out, performed by our specialist engineers. The 760 hour fit-out equips the aircraft to serve as an intensive care unit in the sky.

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Meet the Team Monday

Meet the Team Monday

12 Feb 2020

"I am really proud and privileged to work here at the RFDS!"

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Smile Squad

12 Feb 2020

The Flying Doctor Dental team has joined the Victorian government’s Smile Squad – a program set up to provide free examinations and dental treatment to Victorian public school children.

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Bronwyn’s story

12 Feb 2020

RFDS Victoria's Rural Women's GP service offers clients a gender choice when it comes to seeing a clinician. For Charlton local Bronwyn, the service has proven to be a "godsend".

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Plane

Four new RFDS aircraft take to the skies above regional NSW

11 Feb 2020

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National Standards update

07 Feb 2020

RFDS Victoria’s voluntary participation in the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (National Standards) compliance assessment is fast approaching, with the auditing process commencing in late February 2020.

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Our staff – compassion in the face of crisis

05 Feb 2020

As an organisation, we wish to publicly acknowledge and thank our staff for their work during - and no doubt beyond – the bushfire crisis.

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