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Flying Doctor responds to heart attack patient at Uluru

30 May 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has undertaken the aeromedical retrieval of a man who suffered a cardiac arrest whilst climbing Uluru.

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RFDS enters jet age with game-changer in aeromedical care

22 May 2019

The communities of South Australia and the Northern Territory will soon be cared for 24/7 by the world’s first purpose-built aeromedical jet, the RFDS Medi-Jet 24.

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Flying Doctor and IGA unveil aeromedical aircraft

21 May 2019

This afternoon the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations unveiled its Independent Grocers of Australia (IGA) branded aeromedical aircraft in recognition of IGA’s new, three-year major sponsorship of the life-saving service.

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RFDS honours former CEO

29 Apr 2019

The purpose-built aeromedical jet, the RFDS Medi-Jet 24, has been dedicated to John Lynch, former CEO, RFDS Central Operations

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Saving lives at remote surf beach

04 Apr 2019

When most people think 'remote', images of red-dirt, blue-sky readily come to mind, but not by the Flying Doctor who extended its 'mantle of safety' to the white sand-blue waters of one of the country's most sought-after surf beaches.

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Flying Doctor launches new aircraft and Major Sponsor

03 Apr 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations (serving SA/NT) today unveiled a brand new ‘flying intensive care unit’ which will join the fleet, and announced a new major sponsor in South Australian-based oil and gas producer Beach Energy Limited.

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Roadstrip Retrieval

05 Feb 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is undertaking the aeromedical retrieval of a man following a motorcycle accident on the Eyre Highway this afternoon.

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Fleurieu Peninsula volunteers raise $20,000 for Flying Doctor

16 Nov 2018

A committed group of Fleurieu Peninsula volunteers has presented a $20,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to more than $230,000 since their establishment in 2004.

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Alice Springs volunteers raise $50,000 for Flying Doctor

14 Nov 2018

A committed group of Alice Springs volunteers has presented a $50,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to more than $2 million over the past 30 years.

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