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Graphic: COVID 19: Responding to need

COVID 19: Responding to Need

23 Jul 2021

Since February 2020 the RFDS has been part of the front-line response to COVID, and is part of the vaccination roll-out.

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Outback still needs greater access to health care

07 Apr 2021

Giving all Australians a fair go – and a healthy go – still means overcoming the tyranny of distance, said leading RFDS physicians on World Health Day.

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Dental Clinic

Flying Doctor Dental Clinic has achieved its National Standards accreditation.

01 Apr 2021

Due to the combined efforts of our Dental and Quality teams, the Flying Doctor Dental Clinic passed the National Standards assessment with flying colours.

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Your support keeps country communities alive

31 Mar 2021

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Helicopter announcement

An Australian first for WA's Flying Doctor

30 Mar 2021

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Western Operations) Board Chair, Mr Sam Walsh AO has announced that two helicopters will join our fleet in an Australian first for the RFDS.

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Flying Doctor Community Transport Officially Launches in Rochester

26 Mar 2021

RFDS Victoria and Rochester and Elmore District Health Service held a special launch event to celebrate the Flying Doctor Community Transport service expanding into Rochester.

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RFDS IS-BAO Stage 3

RFDS in Queensland achieves gold standard in aeromedical aviation safety

26 Mar 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has reinforced its commitment to patient safety, becoming the first dedicated aeromedical provider in the Asia-Pacific region to receive the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 accreditation.

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Busselton nurse

Busselton nurse awarded RFDS Midwifery Scholarship

22 Mar 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Western Australia has awarded a Busselton Hospital ED nurse the second RFDS midwifery scholarship established in memory of inspirational Western Australian Savanna Addis.

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RFDS Local Hero Awards

Nominate an RFDS Local Hero

18 Mar 2021

Do you know a community member who in some way supported the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) last year?

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