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Graphic: Cobar nurses Beau Webster and Lisa Travis

Cobar nurses trekking Larapinta for RFDS

24 Feb 2017

The Cobar community is rallying behind local nurses Beau Webster and Lisa Travis as they prepare to trek a section of the Larapinta Trail to raise money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section.

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new dentist Dr Minh-Thu Cao Xuan and dental assistant Suzanne Moore getting the thumbs up from patient Greg Treloar

On Road Oral Health Boost

23 Feb 2017

Continuing its promised roll-out of new and expanded services, the RFDS SE has added a dental van to its fleet and expanded its dental health team in Broken Hill and Dubbo.

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Sophie and her siblings

Fast action and flight save Sophie

14 Feb 2017

Doctors feared Sophie Nicholls' airways could completely close and were unable to insert a cannula into her. Then the Flying Doctor arrived.

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Mitch at work

Mitch's near death experience

14 Feb 2017

To show people how quickly things can go wrong and how much goes into saving a life, Mitch Milner shared his story with us.

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Susan and Matthew Clarke with their children

Family giving back to RFDS

14 Feb 2017

The Flying Doctor helped Susan and Matthew start their family safely so they decided to give back.

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Justin Gladman

Justin joins Flying Doctor team

14 Feb 2017

Justin, a descendent of the Wiradjuri people of NSW, trained to become a doctor with the assistance of the RFDS SE Section and the Bennelong Foundation.

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A woman suffering heat stress is helped by the RFDS

​Free tips to prevent heat stress

06 Feb 2017

Find out what heat stress is, who is at risk and how to prevent it with these free tips.

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Future Doctor Liam Mason enjoying spending a day with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Dubbo

Future doctor helps man crushed by fence

25 Jan 2017

Liam Mason's unique start to the day might have been daunting for some, but for the 21-year-old medical student it was the perfect introduction to the lifesaving work the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section carries out every day.

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A woman suffering heat stress and a thermometer indicating high temperature

Flying Doctor warns of heat stress risk in the hot summer

23 Jan 2017

​With the mercury set to stay well over 30 degrees celsius in many areas and a long hot summer forecast, the South Eastern Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS SE) is reminding the public about the dangers of heat stress.

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