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A unique commitment that will remove isolation as a barrier to lifesaving medical care

03 Aug 2022

Living in an isolated community showed one woman just how important the Flying Doctor is.

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Flying Doctor marks 20 years of Base operations at Dubbo

16 Mar 2021

Since opening, and despite challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic, Royal Flying Doctor Service (South Eastern Section) (RFDSSE) Dubbo Base operations have moved from strength to strength for two decades.

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Fire

Flying Doctor says ‘we’ve got your back’ after Tibooburra fire

16 Mar 2021

Two RFDS medical teams attended and evacuated the injured from the scene of a fire in the northwest corner of New South Wales. Our assistance didn’t stop there, with mental health teams providing a longer-term commitment of support to a community in crisis.

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Peter

NO ONE SHOULD FACE ILLNESS ALONE

16 Mar 2021

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Cobar landscape

Your support can mean the difference between life and death in remote communities

16 Mar 2021

For 10 years Kathy struggled to live a normal life. She suffered debilitating and unexplained pain in her pelvis, lower back and abdomen, and felt extremely tired. Eventually she was diagnosed with severe endometriosis and almost died when she developed rare complications from her treatment.

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President Alex Scamps

Message from our President

15 Mar 2021

Read a message from President of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (South Eastern Section) - Alex Scamps

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Mobile covid test

Safe access for our patients as COVID vaccine rollout begins

15 Mar 2021

As Australia’s vaccine rollout gathers momentum, The Flying Doctor is ready and waiting to serve outback communities.

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Lisa Darley

Leading at the sharp end

08 Mar 2021

“Stretching myself beyond my norm was why I decided to join the RFDS,” says Lisa Darley, Health Services Manager at Broken Hill.

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Jed

What if there was no help?

24 Feb 2021

Jed was helping muster sheep on a friend’s property when he came off his motorbike, fracturing his wrist and shattering his ankle.

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