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Clocking up the miles helps kids keep their Bright Smiles

24 Apr 2018

Oral health is a big issue, particularly in regional, rural and remote areas, where access to services is limited and long distances have to be driven in order to get treatment.The Bright Smiles Charity Ride takes to the road on Thursday 26 April and will travel more than 1,300 kms along the back

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Rescue from rollover after roo reaction

20 Mar 2018

Nicholas Butler and a couple of backpacker friends had just finished working on a farm in Outback NSW. They were in a ute heading to Cobar to catch a train to Sydney.

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Former nurse will keep giving through her will

16 Feb 2018

Vivienne Windsor, a former nurse, knows the importance of leaving a gift in her Will. Do you? Find out more here. 

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Supporting men's mental health

16 Feb 2018

“Men are two to three times more likely than women to have an addiction issue but far less likely to seek help,” says our senior mental health nurse, Vanessa Latham. “In the last quarter, less than a third of our mental health clients were men.”

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Filling the gap in dental care

16 Feb 2018

In just 3 months, our dental team has treated over 790 patients at 51 rural and remote clinics. Find out how dental health can impact your overall health.

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Limb lost, life saved

14 Feb 2018

Leroy nearly lost his life, but it had started as just an ordinary day at work. He was making a delivery to nearby gymkhana grounds, behind the wheel of a buggy with two workmates. This is Leroy’s story:

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The Flying Doctor on standby over festive season

19 Dec 2017

Christmas might a time for celebration, relaxing and catching up with friends and family, but for the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section (RFDS SE) - its business as usual.

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Community members writing for mental health

Writing to help mental health

12 Dec 2017

Our mental health team at Broken Hill Base recently partnered with several organisations to offer writing workshops to communities in the region.

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Danielle Holmes from the Flying Doctor and Sue Robbins from Piecemakers.

​Quilters’ gifts to bush kids helped by RFDS

13 Nov 2017

Kids in the Outback cared for by the RFDS are benefiting from the generosity of a group of Sydney women who’ve donated hundreds of quilts.

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