The RFDS in WA


Graphic: Steve is now back behind the wheel

Steve's Story: Stroke strikes behind the wheel

18 Sep 2023

Steve Mogridge was driving on a lonely stretch of the Goldfields Highway when he had a stroke.

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Broome's Wonder Women back to take on Gibb Challenge for the Flying Doctor

05 Apr 2019

After raising $7000 for the Flying Doctor in the 2018 Gibb Challenge, team 'Wonder Women' are back again to tackle the endless corrugations, dust, soft sand and water crossings along the Gibb River Road.

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Charles' Story

04 Apr 2019

“The medical staff on board kept my heart going to keep me alive on the flight to Jandakot where I was conveyed to Fiona Stanley Hospital to get a pacemaker fitted.

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What it takes to join the RFDS medical team

02 Apr 2019

"It's a very dynamic space to work in, where you get different patients, travel to different places every day and sometimes on different modes of transport. You deal with everything and anything.

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Downer Group take on iconic Kimberley bike event to support their Flying Doctor

01 Apr 2019

"I've done corporate triathlons but the Gibb Challenge is one of a kind - I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

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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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