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Continuity of reconciliation through art

10 Jul 2024

Art has a unique ability to bring people together, as demonstrated during the National Reconciliation Week event hosted by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) and Queensland Cricket.

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You're probably wondering how trekking will actually help us... Here's how

04 Feb 2018

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RFDS Drought Wellbeing Serice

You don't have to battle alone

01 Feb 2018

It's all too easy when discussing mental health in rural areas to focus on suicide rates and alarming statistics, when mental health and wellbeing is about so much more.

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Michelle Ball Royal Flying Doctor Service

A bright light in the community

01 Feb 2018

After moving to Mount Isa just over two years ago and throwing herself into the community as a way of making friends, RFDS (Queensland Section) Flight Nurse Michelle Ball, now finds herself ready to receive a remarkable honour for her involvement in the small north-western community.

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Samantha Bailey, Donor Development Officer

25 Jan 2018

The donors here are really loving and have a high respect for what we do. Everyone seems to have been touched by us in some way, and they want to show their recognition to our work

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RFDS (Queensland Section) assist four-year-old bitten by snake

Four-year-old Tessa bitten by a king brown snake

24 Jan 2018

Four-year-old Tessa Wochnik is lucky to be alive after she was bitten by one of Australia’s deadliest snakes at her family’s remote cattle station.

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A day in the life of an RFDS Flight Nurse

08 Jan 2018

I could be a midwife one day, a critical care nurse the next and working in primary health the day after.

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What drives an RFDS Flight Nurse

What drives an RFDS Flight Nurse - Laura Bratby

08 Dec 2017

In a job where no two days are the same, flight nurse Laura Bratby is motivated by mental resilience, a supportive team and knowing she’s helping people who need her the most.

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A passion for remote health care

29 Sep 2017

“You have to be flexible - other people might call it resilient, but you must have the flexibility to work in a huge range of environments. You must be adaptable.”

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