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Graphic: Inside one of RFDS (Queensland Section) Simulation Training Rooms

World-leading technology ensures safety of RFDS Cairns staff

16 Sep 2020

World-leading medical simulation technology is now being used by Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) staff in Cairns to aid training and technical skill development.

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Sam's got the need; the need for speed!

06 Sep 2018

I have flown with the RFDS as a patient, and now to be able to work on the other side of the organisation is extremely humbling.

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Get to know Emma Wex

24 Aug 2018

One day you may be tasked to a woman in pre-term labour, the next day you could be attending a car roll over.

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The power of three

24 Aug 2018

All the girls at the Base were listening in when I asked Lyn if she would marry, me. Of course, all the RFDS nurses then asked if they had an invite to the wedding!

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Ride on!

24 Aug 2018

If you learn about the people and places they get to, the stories of retrieval and survival are extraordinary. They are not like a normal clinical hospital situation, they adapt brilliantly.

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Over land and over sea

Over land and over sea

24 Aug 2018

I remember it clearly. It was about six o’clock in the morning, I was bending down to get some live bait in the bucket for my hook when I felt this funny sensation in my head. There was no pain, just a strange sensation.

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2018 Wings For Life Gala

23 Aug 2018

Once again we held our Annual Wings For Life Gala. This years event was spectacular and our best one yet.

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Outback Survival: Staying Safe in the Heat and Sun

02 Aug 2018

Before you embark on your adventure, make sure you're prepared for and protected against the sun and heat by following these precautions.

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Outback Survival: Exploring Safely

01 Aug 2018

In the outback, safety when exploring comes down to one thing: preparedness.

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