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Our 2019 Queensland Heroes

27 Jul 2019

The quick thinking and cool-headed response of four Mount Isa locals to a tragic Christmas Eve boating accident has seen the group awarded the 2019 RFDS Queensland Hero Award

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New aeromedical base brings jobs boost to Bundy and beyond

19 Jul 2019

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Drama in the outback

04 Jul 2019

The flight nurses of Queensland’s Royal Flying Doctor Service have incredible stories to share. Like Brisbane’s Jacinta Jones, who knows what tough is.

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Woolworths shoppers raise more than $200K to help save lives

12 Jun 2019

In the month of May, the Woolworths team and their customers helped raise an incredible $203,833 for the Flying Doctor in Queensland through their $1 token campaign—all we can say is, thank you!

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RFDS granted NSQHS accreditation

23 May 2019

RFDS Queensland Section’s pursuit of the best and most responsive patient care possible was recently cemented with two new accreditations.

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Dental care for rural and remote communities

23 May 2019

It may come as a surprise that the Flying Doctor is one of the largest providers of oral and dental health services in the country, reaching those areas other healthcare providers can’t access.

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Creating pathways to rural and remote medicine

23 May 2019

Funded by the Department of Health, The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) in partnership with Cairns Hospital have facilitated medical intern placements for Post Graduate Year 1 junior doctors.

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Expanding after-hours telehealth

23 May 2019

It has been 10 months since we expanded our telehealth services from our Cairns Base to cover weekend hours. In this short period of time, the addition of this service has demonstrated significant improvements in access to remote Primary Health Care.

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Strengthening our partnerships

23 May 2019

Recently RFDS have had the privilege of signing two Memorandum of Understandings with the South West Hospital and Health Service and Southern Queensland Rural Health.

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