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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A day in the life of the Outback Mental Health Team

11 Oct 2019

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Rotary E-Club and RFDS partnership continues to flourish

11 Oct 2019

Another year of dedicated support from the Rotary E-Club NextGen for The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has seen an amazing $18,710 raised. Our strong bond based on mutual values of service to rural and remote Australia continues!

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How Alfred Traeger gave the outback its voice

27 Sep 2019

In the mid 1920’s Alfred Traeger invented the pedal powered radio, revolutionising communication in the outback. The invention was integral to the founding of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, but it wasn't his only invention and he was just as innovative at home as he was in his factory.

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Jemena joins RFDS Queensland Section as corporate supporter

17 Sep 2019

Further strengthening its connection to rural and regional Queensland, leading Australian energy company Jemena has become an official corporate supporter of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) with a generous donation of $30,000.

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How to ask R U OK?

13 Sep 2019

Every year on R U OK? Day, we’re reminded to check in with those around us to find out how they’re feeling. Asking the question seems like a simple act, but it can be one of the hardest to ask. Mental health clinical team leader for Far North Queensland, Jos Middleton has a few pointers to share

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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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