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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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Samuel

Sending Samuel to specialist care

31 Jul 2019

It was an idyllic family holiday at the beach for the Burr family – until a horrible accident changed everything.

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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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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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