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Reader's Digest Most Trusted Brand Charity 2024 announced

29 May 2024

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has been announced as Australia’s ‘Most Trusted Charity’ by the Australian Reader's Digest in their Trusted Brands survey of 2024.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) announces new Chairman

29 Nov 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has announced Russell Postle as its new Chairman.

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Leading the way in remote oral care

29 Nov 2019

Since 2013, the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Queensland has been working to address the need for improved oral health care for people in rural and remote communities.

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State-of-the-art upgrade: a first for Queensland (Thanks to you)

29 Nov 2019

Building work is underway on our new purpose-built facility in Bundaberg, designed to meet the growing needs of the city and wider Queensland community – thanks to support from people like you.

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A midnight flight to safety

29 Nov 2019

Rural Queensland can be the perfect place to raise a family. But, when Kellie’s baby son fell ill, things could have been very different without the Flying Doctor and the amazing support of people like you.

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A modest man. An extraordinary legacy.

29 Nov 2019

This year, Flying Doctor in Queensland introduced four state-of-the-art clinical aircraft to our fleet. And it’s all thanks to the kindness of a grazier from Einasleigh.

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Finding love in the skies while saving lives

29 Nov 2019

A mid-air medical emergency might seem an unlikely place for a pilot and midwife to find love, but not for one Queensland couple.

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A Star in the night sky

29 Nov 2019

You will find an RFDS Flight Nurse on every one of our flights. They are the best of the best, and are elite specialists in their field.

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Hope and support in the face of adversity

29 Nov 2019

As Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) CEO Meredith Staib celebrates her first year leading the organisation, she reflects on the significant challenges that have faced Queensland in recent months.

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Marree clinic set for $1.73 million makeover

29 Nov 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is set to redevelop the existing Marree Remote Area Clinic into a new state-of-the-art health precinct to service Far North communities.

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STATEMENT: RFDS welcomes Health Minister's announcement of new Office of Rural Health

28 Nov 2019

A statement from Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) CEO, Meredith Staib on the announcement of a new Office of Rural Health

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Midwifery scholarship in memory of Savanna Addis

27 Nov 2019

A midwifery scholarship commemorating the life of inspirational Western Australian Savanna Addis has been established in a joint partnership between the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Rural Health West.

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Port Pirie volunteers raise $14,000 for Flying Doctor

27 Nov 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $14,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Port Pirie community over the past year.

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Flying Doctor showcases unique aero medical skills at 2019 Mining Emergency Response Competition

25 Nov 2019

Western Australia's Flying Doctor crew showcased the preparation and considerations made when aero medically retrieving a patient with burn injuries at the 2019 Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC) held at Langley Park, November 22-24.

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RFDS innovation recognised at SA Health Supplier Awards

25 Nov 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations has proudly accepted the 2019 SA Health "Supplier Innovation" Award, recognising the introduction of the new RFDS Medi-Jet 24 to its fleet.

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Fleurieu volunteers raise $20,000 for Flying Doctor

22 Nov 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $20,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Fleurieu community over the past year.

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