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Applications now open for RFDS Midwifery Scholarships in WA

11 Aug 2022

Are you a registered nurse looking to work for the RFDS but don't have the necessary midwifery qualification? If so, we want to hear from you!

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Charlie's Flying Doc story

Urgent RFDS jet retrieval for WA baby Charlie

17 Jun 2022

Arriving five weeks early at Broome Hospital, Charlie was born with a rare medical condition that affects only one in 800,000 babies.

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Dr Anthony Rengel

Passion for medicine and aviation combined

16 Jun 2022

As a child, RFDS WA Dr Anthony Rengel loved anything and everything to do with flying and would regularly visit Jandakot Airport to watch aircraft take off and land with his father.

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Jamie Hall

Flying high in dream job

16 Jun 2022

Meet Jamie Hall. He's a senior pilot with the WA Flying Doctor who loves flying and helping people.

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Abra Mining x RFDS

WA Flying Doctor and Abra Mining establish new partnership

15 Jun 2022

Abra Mining has established a new partnership with the WA Flying Doctor, donating $50,000 in support of the service's mantle of safety to people who live, work and travel in regional and remote WA.

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Aviation Maintenance Technician Day

Celebrating RFDS Western Operations engineers this Aviation Maintenance Technician Day

24 May 2022

In the last year, the WA Flying Doctor travelled 9,000,000kms to reach more than 10,000 patients in need of our care, a feat made possible thanks to our highly specialised engineering team.

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Flying Doctor Day

Help save lives this Flying Doctor Day

12 May 2022

On Tuesday 17 May, the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia (RFDS) will celebrate Flying Doctor Day, marking the 94th anniversary of the very first Flying Doctor flight in 1928.

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RFDS x Fortescue

The new Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Fortescue Heli-Med Service took flight for the first time

09 May 2022

The new Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Fortescue Heli-Med Service took flight for the first time today, marking an historic moment for the RFDS in Western Australia.

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Brooke Maloney

Meet RFDS WA nurse and midwife Brooke Maloney

05 May 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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