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Graphic: Dr Katrina Starmer and some members of the Chillagoe community

THE GIFT OF TIME: The profound effect a community had on their local GP

19 Jan 2021

For RFDS (Queensland Section) GP Trainee Katrina Starmer, a recent gift from the Chillagoe community, was not just beautiful – but incredibly symbolic.

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RFDS year in 2020

Flying Doctor powers through pandemic with unwavering healthcare delivery

23 Dec 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has navigated 2020 with minimal disruption to its vital healthcare services despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 RFDS Queensland Hero Bede Little

2020 RFDS Queensland Hero announced

15 Dec 2020

The 2020 RFDS Queensland Hero is Bede Little, a first responder who has also fundraised for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS).

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RFDS (Queensland Section) aircraft landing on dirt runway

Flying Doctor invests in regional airports

09 Dec 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) is investing $325,000 to enhance the capability of 36 regional aerodromes statewide.

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RFDS Townsville Engineering

RFDS insources engineering operations

01 Dec 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) now has greater visibility and accountability of its engineering and maintenance activity with the transition of all engineering operations in-house.

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QAS stretcher donation

QAS donation reaches Flying Doctor patients right across Queensland

30 Nov 2020

A generous Christmas gift from the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) will help deliver even greater levels of care for Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) patients in rural and remote Queensland.

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Local Hero

2020 RFDS Local Hero Award recipients announced

17 Nov 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has announced nine regional 2020 RFDS Local Hero Award winners – each representing one of its base locations.

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Baby Zac onboard an RFDS aircraft

Help babies like Zac this Christmas

14 Nov 2020

It should have been the happiest day, but it turned into a nightmare for Shane, Jemma and baby Zac.

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RFDS pilot Nick Tully

Bright idea puts safety first for Flying Doctor night landings

11 Nov 2020

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) pilots have gone back to basics to ensure remote and private airstrips are adequately lit for night landings.

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