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COVID-19 Emergency Fund

03 Apr 2020

Demand for our service is growing. Right now, our aeromedical teams are in desperate need of emergency supplies to support their vital work as we tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lifelong supporter of the RFDS (Queensland Section) dies aged 90.

03 Apr 2020

Former Banana Shire cattle Farmer Ray Grace and generous supporter of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has died peacefully aged 90.

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Flying Doctor commits to rural Queensland

26 Mar 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) is taking proactive measures to ensure Queenslanders living in regional, rural and remote parts of the state continue to receive vital healthcare services amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RFDS Local Hero nominations are now open for 2020

25 Mar 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) is once again casting a spotlight on all those community members who have helped keep the Flying Doctor in the air and in the communities that need it most.

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New Bundaberg Aeromedical Base officially opened

17 Mar 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) and RACQ LifeFlight Rescue have officially launched their new, joint Bundaberg Aeromedical Base - and patients are already benefiting.

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Baby Daisy's Flying Doctor journey

24 Feb 2020

Shantell Kennell was enjoying the perfect pregnancy, when almost overnight her blood pressure shot through the roof. Shantell was told she had severe preeclampsia, her life was in danger and the only sure ‘cure’ was to deliver her baby in a specialist unit 600km away...

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First Flying Doctor midwife scholarship recipient hits the skies above Isa

18 Feb 2020

In January, the first recipient of a new Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) midwifery scholarship has taken to the skies over North West Queensland.

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Expanding our service delivery with Nurse Practitioners

04 Feb 2020

Recently the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) identified an opportunity to increase the number of nurse practitioner roles in our aeromedical retrieval services.

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Rural junior doctor training program update

04 Feb 2020

As 2019 came to an end, so did our first year of interns who participated in our rural junior doctor training program.

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