Brought back to life... twice

Brought back to life... twice: Colleen's story

24 May 2024

Richard Elliott thought he’d lost the love of his life when his partner Colleen Pickering’s heart stopped not once, but twice, in the middle of the night – in the middle of the outback.

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Regional Patient Transfer Facility marks first 100 days

01 Sep 2020

The RFDS Mount Gambier Patient Transfer Facility – the first of its kind in regional South Australia – has completed its first 100 days of service to the community.

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Timewarp Trivia a success for all generations

31 Aug 2020

More than 600 trivia buffs tested their general knowledge in the Flying Doctor's second online quiz fundraiser spotlighting music, film and cultural touchstones throughout the decades.

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Nullarbor car crash

A narrow escape on the Nullarbor

26 Aug 2020

Chris Franks is lucky to be alive after he rolled his vehicle near Cook, South Australia. Flight Nurse Cameron Sims tells his story.

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RFDS powers the Territory with purpose-built aeromedical jet

22 Jul 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations has unveiled its $14 million purpose-built aeromedical jet dedicated to improving and saving the lives of all Territorians.

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Celebrating one year of service

09 Jun 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations is celebrating one year of service for its RFDS Medi-Jet 24 – the ultimate intensive care unit that launched a new era in Australian aeromedical care.

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Our sky-high message of thanks

14 May 2020

To mark the International Year of the Nurse & Midwife, RFDS Central Operations has taken its appreciation for its nurses sky-high.

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To all Nurses & Midwives

12 May 2020

An open letter from RFDS Central Operations Chairman Peter de Cure and Chief Executive Tony Vaughan ASM for International Year of the Nurse & Midwife.

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Meet Our Nurses: Anne Alexander

11 May 2020

As a Remote Area Nurse, Anne Alexander embraces the local community spirit as part of her day-to-day job.

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