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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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State-of-the-art upgrade: a first for Queensland (Thanks to you)

29 Nov 2019

Building work is underway on our new purpose-built facility in Bundaberg, designed to meet the growing needs of the city and wider Queensland community – thanks to support from people like you.

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A midnight flight to safety

29 Nov 2019

Rural Queensland can be the perfect place to raise a family. But, when Kellie’s baby son fell ill, things could have been very different without the Flying Doctor and the amazing support of people like you.

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A modest man. An extraordinary legacy.

29 Nov 2019

This year, Flying Doctor in Queensland introduced four state-of-the-art clinical aircraft to our fleet. And it’s all thanks to the kindness of a grazier from Einasleigh.

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Finding love in the skies while saving lives

29 Nov 2019

A mid-air medical emergency might seem an unlikely place for a pilot and midwife to find love, but not for one Queensland couple.

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A Star in the night sky

29 Nov 2019

You will find an RFDS Flight Nurse on every one of our flights. They are the best of the best, and are elite specialists in their field.

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Hope and support in the face of adversity

29 Nov 2019

As Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) CEO Meredith Staib celebrates her first year leading the organisation, she reflects on the significant challenges that have faced Queensland in recent months.

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STATEMENT: RFDS welcomes Health Minister's announcement of new Office of Rural Health

28 Nov 2019

A statement from Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) CEO, Meredith Staib on the announcement of a new Office of Rural Health

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New partnership to improve mental health in Gulf region

01 Nov 2019

Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) is partnering with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in a new program that will boost mental health in Queensland’s Gulf region, following the devastating floods there in early 2019.

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