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Have you heard of Sepsis?

12 Sep 2019

Sepsis is responsible for about 5,000 deaths in Australia each year - more than our national road toll and common strains of cancer, according to Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Head of Medical Dr Andrew Hooper.

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RFDS pilot first woman in the Southern Hemisphere to command the Pilatus PC-24 jet

08 Mar 2019

RFDS Western Operations pilot Lisa Roper-Campbell is the first woman in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere to command the world-first for aero medical service Pilatus PC-24 jet.

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RFDS Western Operations fleet world-leader in aero medical services

25 Feb 2019

The arrival of the second Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet 'Kimberley' marks the completion of the RFDS Western Operations integrated fleet.

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World-first aero medical PC-24 jet lands in WA

04 Dec 2018

On Sunday December 2, Rio Tinto Managing Director Pilbara Mines Stefan Buys joined RFDS Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Tomkinson to witness the historic touchdown of the RFDS' first Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet aircraft at Broome International Airport.

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Your Christmas 2018 Wish for the Flying Doctor

20 Nov 2018

Thank you for supporting the RFDS. We would love to hear your Chistmas wishes for the Flying Doctor!

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Isla's new sponsors help keep Goldfields safe

18 Nov 2018

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GrainKing Nyrex Chaser Bin Auction for Royal Flying Doctor Service

23 Aug 2018

Take part in the GrainKing Bin Auction for Royal Flying Doctor Service. The profits from this one-of-a-kind chaser bin auction will be donated to the RFDS.

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Frances heads to Tahiti for World Sprints

10 Jul 2018

RFDS WA Medical Services administration coordinator Frances will travel to Tahiti this month to compete in the Va'a World Sprint Championships.

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RFDS WA nurses facilitate primary health care to PNG communities

11 Jun 2018

RFDS nurses Fiona and Fran delivered primary health care to remote villages in Papa New Guinea as part of a No Roads Expedition clinical outreach program in May this year.

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