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Advice to Remote Locations: Preparing Potential COVID-19 Patients for Transfer

08 Apr 2021

Is your organisation preparing potential COVID-19 patients for transfer? We have developed specialist advice for those in remote locations during this pandemic.

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Helicopter announcement

An Australian first for WA's Flying Doctor

30 Mar 2021

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Western Operations) Board Chair, Mr Sam Walsh AO has announced that two helicopters will join our fleet in an Australian first for the RFDS.

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Medical chest

Travel outback with peace of mind

15 Mar 2021

Find out how your Flying Doctor can help you as you are travelling around regional and remote Western Australia for importance peace of mind at the 2021 Caravan and Camping Show.

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Borrello family patient story

Family's dream holiday up in smoke

12 Mar 2021

The Borrello family were holidaying in Coral Bay when a fire consumed their camper trailer leaving them with burns injuries and requiring urgent transfer to Perth.

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women of the rfds

Celebrating the women of the Flying Doctor

08 Mar 2021

Happy International Women's Day! The Flying Doctor in WA is celebrating the day by recognising the tremendous efforts of the women of the Flying Doctor who #choosetochallenge themselves on the frontline and behind-the-scenes to benefit the health outcomes of all who live, work and travel across WA.

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Westgold

A golden partnership begins

02 Mar 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service in WA is delighted to welcome Westgold Resources as our newest major partner.

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Laura and Archie with RFDS

The weekend that didn’t quite go to plan

25 Feb 2021

Laura wasn't expecting to be airlifted by the RFDS when she was spending the weekend in Mukinbudin with her family. Thankfully the RFDS was there for Laura and her baby boy Archie to safely transport them to Perth...

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Dr Tanya Ronaldson

Broome RFDS doctor named finalist in the 2021 WA Rural Health West Awards

04 Feb 2021

Broome RFDS doctor Tanya Ronaldson is in the running for 'GP of the Year' at the 2021 Rural Health West Awards.

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Andrew and Bosko

RFDS inspired children's book curated by former patient

29 Jan 2021

A former patient who was retrieved after a mine site incident has produced a children's book as a way of giving back to the RFDS.

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