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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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Close the Gap Day

WA Flying Doctor marks Close the Gap Day

17 Mar 2022

Every day, WA Flying Doctor crews travel hundreds of kilometres to Close the Gap, delivering essential healthcare to many remote Aboriginal communities. Here are some of their stories.

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WA Flying Doctor's fleet boosted by arrival of new Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet

14 Mar 2022

Thanks to an investment from our Principal Partner Rio Tinto, today the WA Flying Doctor was thrilled to welcome a third Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet to boost our aeromedical fleet.

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Rodney Pascoe Evans

A close call for Busselton man with cardiac condition

11 Mar 2022

Busselton local Annie Evans-Pascoe has thanked the Royal Flying Doctor Service (WA) for coming to the aid of her husband after his heart stopped multiple times, causing him to experience sudden blackouts.

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WA Flying Doctor team delivers baby girl at Merredin Hospital

11 Mar 2022

Pregnant mum June Woods was returning home to Perth on the Prospector Train when she began experiencing contractions earlier than expected.

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A new chapter in RFDS history

11 Mar 2022

The RFDS in Western Australia is excited to be the first Australian State to integrate helicopters into our service to meet the evolving health needs of regional Western Australians.

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A Message from WA Flying Doctor CEO Rebecca Tomkinson

11 Mar 2022

This is the experience of the Flying Doctor in a pandemic. Our entire team has been busy preparing for this response, and I am incredibly proud of their dedication, hard work and innovation," - RFDS WA CEO Rebecca Tomkinson

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WA RFDS celebrates 94 years of service on Flying Doctor Day May 17

WA RFDS celebrates 94 years of service on Flying Doctor Day May 17

11 Mar 2022

This Flying Doctor Day, we will call on the Western Australian community to help us through the ongoing challenges of COVID-19 and continue to invest in technology and training that make us the world-leading aeromedical service that Western Australians deserve.

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The story of Jimmy Darcy and his horse

The story of Jimmy Darcy and his horse

11 Mar 2022

As we celebrate the moment the RFDS took flight on its first mission on Flying Doctor Day May 17, we want to share a story that captured the attention of the country, including Flying Doctor founder Reverend John Flynn. 

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