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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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Volunteers hit the road in Heathcote

06 Sep 2018

Identifying that one of the biggest barriers to accessing health care in regional areas is finding appropriate transport, RFDS Victoria has partnered with Heathcote Health to launch a new program that connects Heathcote residents with their health appointments using volunteer drivers.

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Speech therapy a talking point in the Mallee

06 Sep 2018

Royal Flying Doctor Service, Robinvale District Health Service and Mallee Track Health & Community Service are now working in partnership to support children aged 0–12 years in accessing local speech therapy services.

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Spotlight on Sale

06 Sep 2018

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Top honours for Dr Morton Rawlin

06 Sep 2018

The Flying Doctor is fortunate to receive contributions from many incredible members of the community. RFDS Medical Director Dr Morton Rawlin is one of them, and earlier this year he was singled out for one of Australia’s highest honours.

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Rural Women’s GP Service in Yarram

06 Sep 2018

Dr Vivienne Whitechurch visits the Gippsland town of Yarram every six to eight weeks as part of the RFDS Rural Women's GP Service, hosted by Yarram Medical Centre.

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Scholarship awardees announced

06 Sep 2018

Designed to aid students by assisting them with their study costs, RFDS Victoria’s Give Them Wings Scholarships are award annually to up to five first year nursing and allied health students from regional areas. The 2018 scholarship awardees are...

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Regional and Rural Health Award Winner Announced

02 Jun 2018

As part of the Victoria Young Achievers Awards, Steffi Patience of Stawell has won the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award.

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Road to Respite

02 Jun 2018

The Flying Doctor is proud to partner with Very Special Kids to transport regional children with life-threatening conditions to the Very Special Kids Hospice in Malvern.

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