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Baby Kaleb

Saving baby Kaleb

16 Nov 2020

Baby Kaleb was only 10 days old when he became seriously ill in the midst of rising floodwaters in Biloela. His mum, Lori, took him to the local hospital. But Kaleb was so unwell that he needed intensive care – nearly 150km away.

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remoterescue

Badly injured and in the middle of nowhere

02 Nov 2020

Earlier this year, a 26-year-old woman named Skrollan was hiking with friends at Dolerite Gorge in the Kimberley. One second, she was having the time of her life, the next she was lying on rocks at the bottom of the gorge, in terrible pain and unable to move.

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Transforming health care for communities across the country

18 Sep 2020

The October edition of 'Going the Distance' will be hitting letterboxes very soon. In it, you'll find more inspiring stories from our Flying Doctor community.

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Fast first aid

Get your fast first-aid pack

16 Sep 2020

​Every day, lives are lost when people are injured and no one with them knows first aid.

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Nothing will stop our frontline teams from saving lives

25 Jun 2020

The world may look a bit different these days, but our commitment to caring for Australians remains as resolute as ever.

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Evaluation finds Flying Doctor Wellbeing pilot improves access to mental health care

26 May 2020

A Psychological Service: A collaborative way to address access to mental health services

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Businesses’ generosity alleviating PPE pressure

14 May 2020

RFDS Victoria would like to acknowledge the generosity of global clothing brand UNIQLO and boutique distillery Husk Distillers for their generous donations of protective product to support the Flying Doctor’s work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mobile Patient Care: transporting clients with compassion

06 May 2020

RFDS Victoria's Mobile Patient Care teams have been on the front line of the Covid-19 response.

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Dental Service ‘I didn’t smile before you fixed my teeth’

05 May 2020

Jamieson local Claire* used Flying Doctor Dental earlier this year and says that dental services provided in the local area saves a lot of time in the car.

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