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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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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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Georgia hospital

When Every Minute Counts

09 May 2019

Linda knew something was wrong when her 11-year-old daughter, Georgia didn’t get out of bed that morning. “She was really out of it, more like unconscious than asleep. She was boiling hot, and she was breathing with these rapid, shallow breaths – like she was gasping for air,” Linda recalls.

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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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Give Them Wings Scholarships 2020

19 Mar 2019

Applications for the 2020 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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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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Mobile Event Care expansion

RFDS Victoria expands Mobile Event Care

14 Feb 2019

RFDS Victoria's Mobile Event Care services are expanding, covering a range of events from AFLW matches to summer festivals.

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