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ALPA raises record amount for RFDS

13 Sep 2019

ALPA (Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association) held the Victorian chapter of its young auctioneers competition in Pakenham earlier this week. All funds raised from the competition were donated to the RFDS.

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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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Arun Thomas and Deputy Chair Robyn Lardner

Arun Thomas wins RFDS Regional and Rural Health Achievers Award

16 May 2019

Arun Thomas has won the prestigious Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Achievers Award at the 2019 Seven News Young Achiever Awards and was presented onstage by Robyn Lardner, Deputy Chair, Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria.

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Care needs roundtable in Birchip

27 Mar 2019

A recent roundtable of key health stakeholders in the northern Victorian town of Birchip highlighted the needs of the Birchip community and provided ways to move forward.

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RFDS' mental health service 'Flying Doctor Wellbeing' expands

03 Mar 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria’s mental health program is successfully expanding across Victoria. Flying Doctor Wellbeing serves new locations in Gippsland and Victoria's West, with new staff joining the growing service.

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RFDS MPC locations

Ambulance Victoria contracts impacts RFDS Patient Transport Locations

24 Feb 2019

The RFDS Mobile Patient Transport service will have a significantly stronger regional focus. As a result, as of July 2019, you will see more of our patient transport ambulances delivering care across Gippsland and the west.

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2019 Give Them Wings Scholarships now open

23 Feb 2019

Applications for the 2019 Give Them Wings Scholarships are now open. Valued at $3,000, the scholarships are available for Victorian regional and rural students in their first year of university studying nursing or allied health.

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