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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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New partnership to improve mental health in Gulf region

01 Nov 2019

Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) is partnering with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in a new program that will boost mental health in Queensland’s Gulf region, following the devastating floods there in early 2019.

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Heart horror

30 Oct 2019

Without warning, Kevin lost consciousness. He was suffering a cardiac arrest.

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RFDS Jandakot Open Day a flying success

30 Oct 2019

The Flying Doctor was extremely proud to welcome thousands of Western Australians to its Jandakot base for an Open Day on Saturday, 26 October.

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Flying Doctor makes new appointments to Board of Directors

28 Oct 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Western Australia has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors.

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A person lying on a hospital stretcher is pushed toward an aircraft with RFDS logo.

RFDS announces first Patient Transfer Facility in regional SA

24 Oct 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has announced a landmark project to establish the RFDS Mount Gambier Patient Transfer Facility, the first of its kind in regional South Australia.

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Port Lincoln volunteers raise $128,000 for Flying Doctor

23 Oct 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $128,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Port Lincoln community over the past year.

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Kangaroo Island volunteers raise $30,500 for Flying Doctor

22 Oct 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $30,500 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Kangaroo Island community over the past year.

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Four women smile at the camera. They are holding an oversized cheque made out to the RFDS for $20,000.

Ceduna volunteers raise $20,000 for Flying Doctor

22 Oct 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 Ceduna community over the past year.

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Kingston volunteers raise $20,000 for Flying Doctor

22 Oct 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 Kingston community over the past year

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WA Flying Doctor throws open doors for Open Day at Jandakot base

15 Oct 2019

Come along and view our aircraft and meet with the Flying Doctor team of doctors, flight nurses, pilots, engineers and operations staff at the Jandakot Open Day held on Saturday, October 26 from 10am-4pm.

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Women's Health Week

Women's Health Week

15 Oct 2019

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Max

Max's Story

15 Oct 2019

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Grant Roberts

Midnight Rescue

15 Oct 2019

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Amy Manion

Amy's Story

15 Oct 2019

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Vintage plane

Supporter Story: Brian Treloar

15 Oct 2019

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