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All in a day’s work: Keeping Michael alive

09 Sep 2021

When Dr Charles Ellis wakes up in the morning, he’s never quite sure what the day will hold. One day he got a call that was life or death.

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RFDS Palliative Care Nurse Abbe Rejack

Flying Doctor extends whole-of-life care through new palliative care program

26 May 2021

For the first time in its history, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) (Queensland Section) is now trialing specialised palliative care services for people living in rural and remote Queensland.

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New RFDS Mount Isa Base

Public support needed for new Flying Doctor Base

10 May 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) is taking the next step in its statewide infrastructure plan, announcing today its plans for a new aeromedical base to service regional, rural and remote Queensland.

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The official opening of the new PTF

RFDS Toowoomba Patient Transfer Facility officially opened

07 May 2021

A new Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) patient transfer facility was officially opened at Toowoomba City Aerodrome in May.

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RFDS Pilot Brady Thrift

Latest Flying Doctor Pilot born for the skies

19 Apr 2021

A love for the bush, a frequent flying mother and snake bite to the leg have all led to a young pilot landing his dream job with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS).

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RFDS Mobile Dental Service

RFDS bridges gap for rural dental care

08 Apr 2021

A new study has revealed the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Dental Service produced more than $15 million of economic and social benefits for Queensland patients between 2013 and 2019.

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RFDS IS-BAO Stage 3

RFDS in Queensland achieves gold standard in aeromedical aviation safety

26 Mar 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has reinforced its commitment to patient safety, becoming the first dedicated aeromedical provider in the Asia-Pacific region to receive the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 accreditation.

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RFDS Local Hero Awards

Nominate an RFDS Local Hero

18 Mar 2021

Do you know a community member who in some way supported the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) last year?

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Archie Buick

Flying Doctor calls for help to assist burns patients across Queensland

03 Mar 2021

Latest figures from the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) reveal an average of 73 patients each year are flown to emergency care with burns-related injuries.

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