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Baby Kaleb

Saving baby Kaleb

16 Nov 2020

Baby Kaleb was only 10 days old when he became seriously ill in the midst of rising floodwaters in Biloela. His mum, Lori, took him to the local hospital. But Kaleb was so unwell that he needed intensive care – nearly 150km away.

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Smile Squad

12 Feb 2020

The Flying Doctor Dental team has joined the Victorian government’s Smile Squad – a program set up to provide free examinations and dental treatment to Victorian public school children.

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Bronwyn’s story

12 Feb 2020

RFDS Victoria's Rural Women's GP service offers clients a gender choice when it comes to seeing a clinician. For Charlton local Bronwyn, the service has proven to be a "godsend".

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National Standards update

07 Feb 2020

RFDS Victoria’s voluntary participation in the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (National Standards) compliance assessment is fast approaching, with the auditing process commencing in late February 2020.

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Our staff – compassion in the face of crisis

05 Feb 2020

As an organisation, we wish to publicly acknowledge and thank our staff for their work during - and no doubt beyond – the bushfire crisis.

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Handle with Care Appeal - saving baby Calvary

01 Feb 2020

When a rare heart condition threatened little Calvary's life, the Flying Doctor was there to see her to safety.

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RFDS scholarship supports rural health students

23 Jan 2020

RFDS Victoria is supporting regional students studying nursing or allied health by offering four Give Them Wings scholarships. As well as $3,000 towards study expenses, the scholarship includes a day with one of our health care or patient transport teams to build hands on experience.

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Transport service a lifeline for Pat and Allan

22 Jan 2020

Allan’s eyesight isn’t what it used to be, which had made it impossible for the Heathcote local and his wife Pat to attend medical appointments in Bendigo, 50km away. Thankfully, Flying Doctor Community Transport can help people like Pat Allan get to vital medical appointments.

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Bushfire crisis – a note from the RFDS Victorian CEO

16 Jan 2020

A note from Scott Chapman, RFDS Victoria Chief Executive, on the continuing bushfire crisis.

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