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Flying Doctor gorge rescue in the remote Kimberley

31 Jul 2020

The Flying Doctor in WA was involved in an extraordinary and coordinated rescue of a 26-year-old woman who was stranded from her injuries following a fall while hiking on a remote gorge in the Kimberley.

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Midwifery scholarship in memory of Savanna Addis

27 Nov 2019

A midwifery scholarship commemorating the life of inspirational Western Australian Savanna Addis has been established in a joint partnership between the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Rural Health West.

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Flying Doctor showcases unique aero medical skills at 2019 Mining Emergency Response Competition

25 Nov 2019

Western Australia's Flying Doctor crew showcased the preparation and considerations made when aero medically retrieving a patient with burn injuries at the 2019 Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC) held at Langley Park, November 22-24.

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RFDS Pilot Makes a Surprise Visit to Kent Street Senior High School

18 Nov 2019

RFDS Pilot, Drazen Tolic surprised Harrison Clarke during his aviation class to thank him for his generous donation to the Flying Doctor. Harrison, a year seven student, donated his birthday money to the RFDS this year in support of the service that has cared for his grandfather and close friend.

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Flying Doctor recognised at 2019 Make a Difference Awards

15 Nov 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) of Western Australia is proud to have been recognised for its contribution to the provision of youth mental health services at the 2019 Youth Focus Make a Difference Awards.

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"We knew she was in safe hands..."

14 Nov 2019

“We did not anticipate the situation of our gorgeous girl, Calvary, arriving early. The panic set in straight away on how to get her over to Melbourne for the open-heart surgery she required.” Sofia said.

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RFDS Jandakot Open Day a flying success

30 Oct 2019

The Flying Doctor was extremely proud to welcome thousands of Western Australians to its Jandakot base for an Open Day on Saturday, 26 October.

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Flying Doctor makes new appointments to Board of Directors

28 Oct 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Western Australia has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors.

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WA Flying Doctor throws open doors for Open Day at Jandakot base

15 Oct 2019

Come along and view our aircraft and meet with the Flying Doctor team of doctors, flight nurses, pilots, engineers and operations staff at the Jandakot Open Day held on Saturday, October 26 from 10am-4pm.

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