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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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Generous gift ensures continued healthcare delivery for north West Queensland

22 Apr 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service will be even better equipped to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic in north west Queensland after mining and metals company, South32, donated $100,000 to the Flying Doctor in Mount Isa.

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COVID-19 Emergency Fund

03 Apr 2020

Demand for our service is growing. Right now, our aeromedical teams are in desperate need of emergency supplies to support their vital work as we tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lifelong supporter of the RFDS (Queensland Section) dies aged 90.

03 Apr 2020

Former Banana Shire cattle Farmer Ray Grace and generous supporter of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has died peacefully aged 90.

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Flying Doctor commits to rural Queensland

26 Mar 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) is taking proactive measures to ensure Queenslanders living in regional, rural and remote parts of the state continue to receive vital healthcare services amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RFDS Local Hero nominations are now open for 2020

25 Mar 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) is once again casting a spotlight on all those community members who have helped keep the Flying Doctor in the air and in the communities that need it most.

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New Bundaberg Aeromedical Base officially opened

17 Mar 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) and RACQ LifeFlight Rescue have officially launched their new, joint Bundaberg Aeromedical Base - and patients are already benefiting.

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Baby Daisy's Flying Doctor journey

24 Feb 2020

Shantell Kennell was enjoying the perfect pregnancy, when almost overnight her blood pressure shot through the roof. Shantell was told she had severe preeclampsia, her life was in danger and the only sure ‘cure’ was to deliver her baby in a specialist unit 600km away...

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First Flying Doctor midwife scholarship recipient hits the skies above Isa

18 Feb 2020

In January, the first recipient of a new Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) midwifery scholarship has taken to the skies over North West Queensland.

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