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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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Scott shorten announced 2018 RFDS Queensland Hero

Community champion named 2018 RFDS Queensland Hero

30 Jul 2018

An unassuming figure with a heart and sense of community spirit as vast as his backyard in south west Queensland’s Yowah, Scott Shorten is the deserving winner of the 2018 RFDS Queensland Hero award.

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RFDS Star Program - Specialised Training in Aeromedical Retrieval (STAR)

24 Jul 2018

The idea is to simulate difficult situations that these professionals could find themselves in while carrying out their jobs on a day-to-day basis. The scenarios are challenging and thought provoking, with little challenges thrown in along the way.

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Outback Survival: Mosquito Safety

20 Jul 2018

There are no vaccines for most mosquito-borne diseases, preventing yourself from being bitten is the strongest form of defence.

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Outback Survival: Safe Motoring

20 Jul 2018

There are four times more injuries in remote areas than in towns and cities.

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Outback Survival: Safety Around Water

20 Jul 2018

Despite only a fraction of the population living in remote or rural areas, these regions are responsible for one third of all drownings nationwide.

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Outback Survival: Snakes and Snakebites

13 Jul 2018

Snakebite first aid can be very effective if done quickly.

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Outback Survival Tips

12 Jul 2018

There are few places on earth as vast, beautiful, rugged or unforgiving as the Australian outback. Be prepared and cautious before you set out on your outback adventure.

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Health and Aviation Online

30 May 2018

Until Recently, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) heavily relied on the use of paper-based systems to record patient medical data. In conjunction with Brisbane based tech start-up, Buckham&Duffy, the RFDS have developed and transitioned records their new digitised system.

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