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Catch the WA Flying Doctor at the 2022 Perth Royal Show

23 Sep 2022

Whether it's trying out our brand new hololens experience or chatting to one of our pilots, doctors or nurses about a career with the Flying Doctor, there's plenty of reasons to visit our exhibition stand at the 2022 Perth Royal Show!

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WA football legend Graham Moss retrieved by the RFDS after an emergency in the Great Southern

20 Sep 2022

“If the RFDS wasn’t around, my wife wouldn’t have been able to receive the urgent medical attention she needed and the desperate situation we were in would have only got worse,” Perth man Graham said.

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Dr Kieran Hennelly

A career of service and adventure for Dr Kieran Hennelly: Listen to his story

20 Sep 2022

Born and raised in Manchester UK, Kieran was only a child when he first watched the Flying Doctor TV series. The stories of reaching people in need in some of the most remote parts of the world sparked a sense of adventure that has shaped his medical career ever since ⛷️🏔️🚁✈️

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Darcy Mitchell

Albany boy Darcy's urgent RFDS flight to Perth

12 Sep 2022

“You take the Flying Doctor for granted until you need them. But when you do, it’s comforting to know we can live out here and help will come in your worst hour” – Kate Douthie, Albany

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Heli-Med Service

90 days of service for the RFDS Fortescue Heli-Med Service

12 Sep 2022

In its first 90 days of service, the RFDS Fortescue Heli-Med Service has transferred a total of 24 patients.

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Spring Magazine

Your Flying Doctor Spring Magazine has landed!

07 Sep 2022

The latest edition of Your Flying Doctor – the official magazine of the RFDS in Western Australia has just landed.

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Brooke Maloney

Meet RFDS WA nurse and midwife Brooke Maloney

07 Sep 2022

“You are safe, your baby is safe and we are all in this together." These are the reassuring words of RFDS WA flight nurse and midwife Brooke Maloney who flew in to a remote country hospital from Perth to help a woman in premature labour.

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Horizontal Falls

Horizontal Falls boating accident patients reunite with RFDS crew

07 Sep 2022

Months on from the Horizontal Falls boating incident, Queenslander Jim Birch recounts the harrowing experience and shares his gratitude to the RFDS and all emergency services involved in the rescue.

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Jim McGuire

Flying high for the RFDS: Meet rotary pilot Jim McGuire

07 Sep 2022

“Working with the RFDS, we get to assist people often when they need it most and I can’t think of any better way to spend my day at work,” Jim said.

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