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Annual results show Flying Doctor's mental health services are growing

29 Nov 2018

Annual results announced at the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section's AGM show an increased focus on mental health.

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Marcus Wilson sailing

Gold for Flying Doctors at the Invictus Games!

24 Oct 2018

RFDS Broken Hill Base Manager Marcus Wilson was so focused on the sailing that he almost didn’t noticed Prince Harry in the boat next to him. Here, Marcus shares the excitement of representing Australia and the RFDS in the Invictus Games

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TRH Prince Harry and Meghan reveal name of new aircraft

Royal couple lights up RFDS Dubbo Base

17 Oct 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the RFDS Dubbo Base and revealed the name of the new aircraft. Read all about the exciting day here...

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New family joins the RFDS

24 Sep 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is excited about the recent arrival of two new doctors. Maria Capoluongo and Sundar Thavapalasunder have come from London with their young children Leo and Lara to work at the RFDS Broken Hill Base. Find out how they're settling into their new life here.

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Taking care of your mental wellbeing

20 Sep 2018

Our mental health team shares some tips about how to take care of yourself, where to go for help, and explains how the RFDS helps.

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Launceston engineer wins national award

28 Aug 2018

Launceston Engineer Greg Foot has been recognised by the Federation Board of the Royal Flying Doctor Service at an award ceremony in Canberra. Greg was presented the award by Minister for Rural Health Bridget McKenzie

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Message from the president

27 Aug 2018

Ruth Sandow, RFDS SE President, lives at Pimpara Lake Station, 200km north of Broken Hill. Like many other farmers in far western NSW, Ruth and her family are dealing with one of the worst droughts on record. Here, she shares her experiences and personal photos of what she’s seeing on the land.

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New aircraft means more healthcare to more people

27 Aug 2018

Aeroplanes are both a practical necessity and a magical part of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. So when a new aeroplane joins the team it is cause for celebration. This year there was even more reason to rejoice with four new aircraft joining our growing fleet!

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Generous bequest in thanks for son's rescue

08 May 2018

In January, Dan White proudly handed over a cheque for $10,000 to the Royal Flying Doctor at our Dubbo Base. It was a bequest from his late father.

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