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RFDS buses roll out to boost Covid vaccination rates in rural towns

17 Oct 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service mobile health hub buses will hit the road on Monday, October 18, 2021, in partnership with the State Government, to deliver an accessible vaccination option to Tasmania’s rural and remote communities. Find out when it's coming to your town . . .

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Students from the King Island District school enjoy the simulator

RFDS flies in to support King Island Community

29 Feb 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is reaching out to connect with the King Island community on Tuesday 1 March when it attends the Agricultural, Horticultural & Pastoral Show and on Wednesday 2 March the RFDS will visit the King Island District School to conduct educational presentations to students.

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RFDS aircraft in the outback

Tasmanian students take to the skies with the Flying Doctor

23 Nov 2015

Three Tasmanian student won exciting and prestigious scholarships to work with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in Outback Australia.

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Hobart hosts 100th meeting of the Flying Doctor National Board

18 Sep 2015

The 100th meeting of the Board of Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) being held in Hobart today will consider action in response to evidence that the main cause of potentially preventable hospital admissions is poor dental care.

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RFDS committed to improving health outcomes for remote communities

RFDS committed to improving health outcomes for remote communities

01 Sep 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in Tasmania is committed to assisting to improve the health outcomes of remote and rural Tasmanians.

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Flying Doctor supports improved dental health services

Flying Doctor supports improved dental health services

16 Jul 2015

People living and working in rural and remote areas are disproportionately affected by problems associated with poor oral health largely because they have poorer access to services.

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RFDS Tasmania releases primary health care study

RFDS releases primary health care study

13 Apr 2015

The State Government’s vision for Tasmania is to 'have the healthiest population in Australia by 2025' is supported by the RFDS. The challenge in achieving this is clearly outlined in the report released by the RFDS today, for remote and rural Tasmania.

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Harold Riley, Terrill Riley-Gibson, Andrew Gibson and Anna Hoogeboom

Long Ride 4 Life supports the Flying Doctor

25 Mar 2015

Four riders, four horses and four dogs completed an epic ride from Queensland to Tasmania to raise money for the Flying Doctor and the Leukaemia Foundation.

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John Kirwan, RFDS Tasmania inaugural Chief Executive Officer

RFDS Tasmania appoints inaugural CEO

07 Jan 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania announced the appointment of Mr John Kirwan as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer.

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