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Grace and Erin outside Gulargambone Healthcare Centre

Delivering Alcohol and other Drugs services in country NSW

25 Oct 2017

Erin Blanch is pleased with the way our new alcohol and other drugs (AoD) program is being received in Gilgandra and Gulargambone, even though it has only been available for the past few months.

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Trevor Nowak is treated by medical professionals.

Trevor tells his story after Outback motorcycle accident

19 Oct 2017

Trevor Nowak wrote to us recently to thank us for helping to save his life. This is his story of his motorbike accident on a holiday trip.

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Snakes in the Outback

Flying Doctor issues new snakebite advice

05 Oct 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern (RFDS SE) Section has updated its advice and procedures following the publication of a new 10 year study into snakebites.

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RFDS Mental Health Team member Glynis Thorp

Top tips for good sleep hygiene and mental health

26 Sep 2017

Sleep is one of the most important elements of a healthy happy life.. Most of us now understand that we need to prioritise quality sleep but how do we ensure we get it? And what happens if we don’t? One way we improve our sleep is through sleep hygiene.

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Flying Doctor team members training in Dubbo

Practice helping make perfect future Flying Doctors

01 Sep 2017

It's not every day doctors arrive at a property on the outskirts of Dubbo to find a tractor overturned, brown snake circling and a severely injured farmer stranded with his mate. But that's exactly what new Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) recruits were confronted with recently.

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Andy Moore accepting the award on behalf of the RFDS

Royal Flying Doctor Service awarded United Nations community honour

29 Aug 2017

​The United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) awarded the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) a prestigious Community Award at its 2017 Peace Program Lifework Awards presentation in Sydney on Friday 25 August.

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Chris with his family

Feeling sick first warning of dangerous heart problem

16 Aug 2017

Chris thought he had food poisoning when he got sick on his way home after a family holiday. But the 32-year-old miner from Broken Hill could have died.

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White Cliffs resident Shannon Forrest

White Cliffs RFDS clinic patient Shannon shares his story

16 Aug 2017

Shannon Forrest relies on our White Cliffs clinic for general healthcare for himself and his family. He shared his story.

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