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Victorian Chamber of Commerce magazine feature

12 Aug 2019

Providing mental health support to people in the bush who may not otherwse recieve care is vital to supporting strong regional and rural communities. Take a look at the profile of Flying Doctor Wellbeing in the Victorian Chamber of Commerce 'Business Excellence' magazine.

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Cowwarr Primary School holds Gumbootathon for RFDS

07 Aug 2019

Cowwarr Primary School, located in the Gippsland region of Victoria, held their second annual Gumbootathon yesterday – raising more than $1,800 for the Flying Doctor.

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Wellbeing program extended to youth in Maffra

05 Aug 2019

Flying Doctor Wellbeing has been expanded, now offering a youth-specific variation of the service to young people aged between 12 - 17 years in Maffra.

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Community Transport

RFDS commended for high-scoring abstract

05 Aug 2019

RFDS Victoria's abstract on Community Transport Service has been well-received. The abstract focuses on our work to improve patient access to reliable transport options in Heathcote - a program made possible by our partnership with Heathcote Health.

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Telehealth sessions continue to soar

05 Aug 2019

RFDS Victoria telehealth is reaching more patients than ever, with a new service added and key milestones being reached.

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Flying Doctor Dental Clinic offers no-cost dental in Murrayville

31 Jul 2019

Thanks to the Flying Doctor Dental Clinic, residents of the Murrayville region can access free dental care during the month of August.

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CPAV fleet undergo update

26 Jul 2019

RFDS Victoria's Complex Patient Ambulance Vehicles (CPAV) have undergone an update, meaning they're now even better equipped to service Victorian communities.

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Board visit to Bendigo

Regional Board Meeting in Bendigo

25 Jul 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Victoria Board held its annual regional Board Meeting in Bendigo on Tuesday 22 July 2019. RFDS Victoria is determined to understand and address the health issues of regional and rural Victorians, and so undertake regular regional visits.

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New MPC bases

New MPC bases open

15 Jul 2019

Our new Ambulance Victoria contract has led to the opening of operating locations in Warrnambool, Stawell, Bendigo, Echuca, Warragul, Kyneton and Bairnsdale, and expanded capacity in Morwell and Horsham.

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