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Flying Doctor lifeline to station life

16 Nov 2020

Lying on a claypan after being flung from a motorbike on the Clifton Hills Station in the far north-east corner of South Australia, station manager Peter Nunn knew the RFDS was on the way.

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Southern Yorke Peninsula volunteers raise $16,000 for Flying Doctor

24 Jul 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has presented a $16,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Southern Yorke Peninsula community over the past year.

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Whyalla volunteers raise $23,000 for Flying Doctor

01 Jul 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has presented a $23,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Whyalla community over the past year.

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Channel 7 Joins ‘Ground Crew’ as Major Sponsor

25 May 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations (serving SA/NT) has announced the launch of a major partnership with Channel 7 Adelaide.

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A jet aircraft with an RFDS logo. People in high-vis clothing push a hospital stretcher with a person lying on top.

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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Young jockey airlifted with critical injuries

22 May 2019

We’ll always be thankful that the Flying Doctor was there when I needed help.

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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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An aircraft with RFDS logo. A patient is lying on a wheeled stretcher, being pushed by a person wearing a high-visibility jacket.

When every second counts...

08 May 2019

For a baby born at just 24 weeks, there’s a 40 per cent chance that the baby will not survive.

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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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