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From the footy field to fighting for life

31 Oct 2022

A photo of 22-year-old Jess taken one hour before the moment she almost died shows the rugby player looking happy and relaxed—a picture of health. It’s almost impossible to believe what happened next.

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Dr Tim Driscoll

RFDS extends wellbeing service with launch of a new Employee Assistance Program

27 Oct 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) will extend its Mental Health and Wellbeing Service with the launch of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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3 surfboards with paintings of birds are pictured standing up in the outback. The dirt is bright orange and sky a rich blue.

The outback surf club making waves for Flying Doctor

22 Oct 2022

Situated 900km from the nearest beach, Winton is normally a sought-after outback experience known for its stretches of red dirt, not white sand. It definitely isn’t the place you would expect to find a local Surf Club.

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Two children are pictured holding an RFDS teddy bear, learning about wellbeing strategies.

Teddy bears help teach healthy habits to little locals across Mount Isa

20 Oct 2022

RFDS teams up with the Western Queensland Primary Health Network (WQPHN) to support ConnectedLE’s Teddy Bear Care Program.

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Doctor, Pilot, and Nurse stand in front of the B360 aircraft

Future of aeromedical care ready for take-off with launch of first B360 aircraft

18 Oct 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has unveiled the first of a new fleet of aircraft which are set to revolutionise aeromedical care in Australia.

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Liam and Hannah are pictured holding their newborn baby, Harry.

A Father's Day to remember

17 Oct 2022

Harry John O’Loughlin chose the most perfect day to enter the world - arriving four weeks ahead of schedule to mark the most special Father’s Day imaginable for his parents.

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RFDS Mount Isa current hangar

RFDS welcomes funding for new Mount Isa Base

14 Oct 2022

The RFDS will receive more than $6.9 million towards its new Mount Isa Base from the Queensland Government’s Resources Community Infrastructure Fund.

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Manager of Outback Mental Health Services, Tim Driscoll, is pictured smiling on a blue background. Next to Tim is white text and a quote.

Five Minutes With… Mental Health

14 Oct 2022

For over 25 years, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has been providing expert Mental Health and Wellbeing Services to people in rural and remote communities across Queensland.

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