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RFDS Cairns Ball

Celebrating our first RFDS Cairns Ball

14 Jun 2024

More than 250 guests from Cairns and Far North Queensland dressed in their best to celebrate the Flying Doctor and the resilience of the community following the floods.

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RFDS and QAS

Safety net for stranded community

12 Jun 2024

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) Paramedic teams up with the RFDS (Queensland Section) Telehealth team to provide timely medical treatment to a man injured in the floods.

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Michelle and son with aircraft

Forever grateful for the Flying Doctor

10 Jun 2024

Queensland artist and mother of two, Michelle, is forever grateful for the RFDS service which saved her son’s life during a remote road trip to explore Channel Country.

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2024 local hero

Coen local named 2024 RFDS Queensland Hero

08 Jun 2024

A dedicated healthcare advocate working to help people die with dignity has been named the 2024 Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) Queensland Hero.

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Jodie Hamilton

The heartbeat of Coen

08 Jun 2024

In the small town of Coen in the Cape York region, resident and Primary Health Care Administration Officer Jodi Hamilton has become renowned for her compassion, empathy, and unwavering support for those in the community.

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Roma Woolworths team

Woolworths shoppers dig deep to support the Flying Doctor

07 Jun 2024

The annual Woolworths in-store fundraising campaign in support of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) (Queensland Section) has proven a big success across Queensland and northern New South Wales, raising over $155,000.

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Western Queensland Primary Health Network (WQPHN)

Royal Flying Doctor Service part of developing Healthy Outback Communities

21 May 2024

Royal Flying Doctor Service part of developing Healthy Outback Communities

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Vernon with radio

The innovation that shaped today

17 May 2024

Celebrating 96 years of service, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) continues to provide vital healthcare services to those living in regional, rural and remote Queensland.

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leanne and her family

The best of both worlds

12 May 2024

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) Flight Nurse (Midwifery) Leanne Ashbacher celebrates International Nurse’s Day and Mother’s Day combined.

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