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After school excursion for Djugerari Kids in remote WA

03 Jul 2020

School's out for Djugerari Remote Community School students Cecilia and Kyle who score the opportunity to tour the RFDS' workhorse - the PC-12 turboprop aircraft and meet with crew.

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RFDS Medical Officer Dr Edi Albert

Flying Doctor Edi's Story

01 Apr 2019

"Many of the patients we pick up are suffering from chronic health issues and are in dire need of specialist care.

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Rural GPs train on the ground and now in the air with RFDS

20 Mar 2019

Western Australia’s regional and remote health care networks are set to be strengthened with RFDS Western Operations achieving national accreditation as a training provider for rural General Practitioners (GPs).

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RFDS welcomes two leading medical experts to its board

08 Mar 2019

RFDS Western Operations is proud to announce the appointment of Director of Burns Service WA Professor Fiona Wood AM and McCusker Director of Lions Outback Vision Dr Angus Turner to its board.

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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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A Christmas miracle - Jeremy's Flying Doctor story

21 Dec 2018

"Jeremy wouldn't be alive today if the RFDS didn't come to get us that day," Wheatbelt resident Sherelle said.

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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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