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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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You're changing lives in outback Queensland

13 Jan 2020

Collinsville resident, Deanna, was one of the first patients to walk through the door of the RFDS Dental Service more than seven years ago. For Deanna and her husband, the service you helped to provide has been invaluable.

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Friends for life and local heroes

13 Jan 2020

Betty Marchant and Georgie Walker are local legends in their hometown of Eromanga. When they’re not looking after the RFDS clinic or running the monthly fundraising BBQ at the Royal Hotel, you can find them lending a hand to our aeromedical crew when we fly into town.

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Into the eye of the storm

13 Jan 2020

As a parent, it’s always worrying when a young child is sick. But for Rebecca O’Sullivan, it was even more stressful when her 5-year-old daughter Clare fell seriously ill during severe flooding.

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A Christmas to remember

13 Jan 2020

For Royal Flying Doctor Service Flight Nurse Sabrina Montaldo, Christmas will always bring with it memories of a dramatic rescue in the Outback.

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When young lives hang in the balance

13 Jan 2020

For Bundaberg mum, Kelly-Anne, there were no warning signs that something was wrong.

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Artist impressions of the planned expansion of the Royal Flying Doctor Service's base in Townsville.

The Flying Doctor reveals Townsville expansion plans

11 Dec 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has committed to a major expansion of its Townsville operational base in a move that will boost health outcomes for thousands of regional and rural Queenslanders.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) announces new Chairman

29 Nov 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has announced Russell Postle as its new Chairman.

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Leading the way in remote oral care

29 Nov 2019

Since 2013, the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Queensland has been working to address the need for improved oral health care for people in rural and remote communities.

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