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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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Flying Doctor Celebrates 20 years in Rockhampton

17 Apr 2015

​Cr Margaret Strelow, Mayor, Rockhampton Region will join the RFDS (Queensland Section) board and management team as well as current and past staff members, past patients, supporters, and suppliers to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the RFDS Rockhampton base at an event in Rockhampton.

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RFDS’s new Patient Transfer Facility in Rockhampton

17 Apr 2015

​The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) is delighted to announce the official opening of a new purpose-built Patient Transfer Facility at the RFDS Rockhampton base on Friday 17 April, 2015.

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RFDS Tasmania releases primary health care study

RFDS releases primary health care study

13 Apr 2015

The State Government’s vision for Tasmania is to 'have the healthiest population in Australia by 2025' is supported by the RFDS. The challenge in achieving this is clearly outlined in the report released by the RFDS today, for remote and rural Tasmania.

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Harold Riley, Terrill Riley-Gibson, Andrew Gibson and Anna Hoogeboom

Long Ride 4 Life supports the Flying Doctor

25 Mar 2015

Four riders, four horses and four dogs completed an epic ride from Queensland to Tasmania to raise money for the Flying Doctor and the Leukaemia Foundation.

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Female GP's visit rural and remote locations

04 Mar 2015

​The RWGPS program provides regular visits by female GPs to communities that otherwise would not have access to this service.

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The QCoal Community Dental Service celebrates two years as it rolls into Rolleston

09 Feb 2015

​The QCoal Community Dental Service, delivered by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), celebrates its second anniversary while visiting the central Queensland town of Rolleston where it is providing free dental service to the community from 2 - 14 February, 2015.

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John Kirwan, RFDS Tasmania inaugural Chief Executive Officer

RFDS Tasmania appoints inaugural CEO

07 Jan 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania announced the appointment of Mr John Kirwan as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer.

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Flying Doctor’s Cairns Base welcomes new aircraft just in time for Christmas

10 Dec 2014

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) today welcomed the arrival of the latest addition to its aeromedical aviation fleet – a new 2014 model Beechcraft B200 King Air aircraft for its Cairns Base.

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