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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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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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Rural junior doctor training program update

04 Feb 2020

As 2019 came to an end, so did our first year of interns who participated in our rural junior doctor training program.

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Flying Doctor showcases initial plans for Bundaberg simulation training facility

31 Jan 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has today showcased the preliminary plans for its world-class Aeromedical Retrieval Simulation Hub (AMRSH) to be built in Bundaberg.

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Flying Doctor board members named Members of the Order of Australia

30 Jan 2020

The hard work and dedication of two Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) board members were formally recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours.

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Flying Doctor records busiest year in Queensland

22 Jan 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has recorded its busiest year to date, with more than 98,000 occasions of care delivered across the state.

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Flying Doctor supporter wins Queensland Volunteer of the Year

15 Jan 2020

The joy and companionship that comes with giving back and a love for an iconic Australian charity has seen Gordon Park resident Val Marlow named Queensland Volunteer of the Year.

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Keeping Queensland's mums safe

13 Jan 2020

“I saved some of my pocket money for you to use when other people get hurt like my mum.” So ends the beautiful letter we recently received from 8-year-old Brielle Bowen, one of our youngest supporters.

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A son's dream and a mother's love

13 Jan 2020

Every year, many of our kind and generous supporters make the decision to include a gift in their Will to the Flying Doctor. For some, it’s a way to show their appreciation for a service that has kept their community safe.

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