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Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations (SA & NT)

Contact

Name: Ross Curtis

Position: Donor Relations Manager

Email: enquiries@flyingdoctor.net

Website: http://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/sant

Address

RFDS Adelaide Base, 1 Tower Rd

Adelaide Airport SA 5950

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Our Mission / Objective

Since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has provided 24-hour emergency medical services to those who live, work or travel in rural and remote Australia.

The RFDS has expanded its traditional role to deliver a broad range of primary and preventative health care services to rural and remote communities.

The Service also provides urgent aeromedical transfers of patients between regional and metropolitan hospitals to higher levels of care.

Today, the RFDS assists more than 300,000 people across the country each year – that’s one person every two minutes.

 

Projects in Progress

RFDS Central Operations has primary responsibility for the delivery of RFDS services in SA & NT.

Our services include:

 

  • Emergency aeromedical flights for victims of illness or accident;

 

  • Clinic flights to remote communities with doctors, nurses and mental health professionals;

 

  • The provision of medical chests to isolated people and communities;

 

  • Radio and telephone medical consultations with isolated patients;

 

  • The operation of the Marree, Andamooka and Marla Health Services;

 

  • Aboriginal Health Coordinator with a focus on service to Aboriginal communities;

 

  • Remote Oral Health Care Program which delivers regular dental services and oral health education in remote communities;

 

  • Inter-hospital transfer of patients within SA & NT, and interstate, for specialist treatment or life-saving surgery;

 

  • Mental Health Outreach Program where clinicians make regular visits to remote communities in Central Australia to provide mental health care;

 

  • NT Clinic Charter service which reliably and safely delivers health professionals to remote locations throughout Central Australia;

 

  • A Central Australian Retrieval Training Program which provides emergency medical skills training for use in remote locations;

 

  • A First Aid Training Program for people living in rural and remote communities.

Our People

Registration Information

ABN

81 108 409 735

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to help us

Wills and Bequests

RFDS Central Operations relies on bequests and donations from the community to finance major capital initiatives including the  purchase of medically-equipped replacement aircraft – at a cost of more than $7 million each.

Your gift will help keep the Flying Doctor flying!

 

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Our Mission / Objective

Since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has provided 24-hour emergency medical services to those who live, work or travel in rural and remote Australia.

The RFDS has expanded its traditional role to deliver a broad range of primary and preventative health care services to rural and remote communities.

The Service also provides urgent aeromedical transfers of patients between regional and metropolitan hospitals to higher levels of care.

Today, the RFDS assists more than 300,000 people across the country each year – that’s one person every two minutes.

 

Projects in Progress

RFDS Central Operations has primary responsibility for the delivery of RFDS services in SA & NT.

Our services include:

 

  • Emergency aeromedical flights for victims of illness or accident;

 

  • Clinic flights to remote communities with doctors, nurses and mental health professionals;

 

  • The provision of medical chests to isolated people and communities;

 

  • Radio and telephone medical consultations with isolated patients;

 

  • The operation of the Marree, Andamooka and Marla Health Services;

 

  • Aboriginal Health Coordinator with a focus on service to Aboriginal communities;

 

  • Remote Oral Health Care Program which delivers regular dental services and oral health education in remote communities;

 

  • Inter-hospital transfer of patients within SA & NT, and interstate, for specialist treatment or life-saving surgery;

 

  • Mental Health Outreach Program where clinicians make regular visits to remote communities in Central Australia to provide mental health care;

 

  • NT Clinic Charter service which reliably and safely delivers health professionals to remote locations throughout Central Australia;

 

  • A Central Australian Retrieval Training Program which provides emergency medical skills training for use in remote locations;

 

  • A First Aid Training Program for people living in rural and remote communities.

Our People

Registration Information

ABN

81 108 409 735

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to Help us

Wills and Bequests

RFDS Central Operations relies on bequests and donations from the community to finance major capital initiatives including the  purchase of medically-equipped replacement aircraft – at a cost of more than $7 million each.

Your gift will help keep the Flying Doctor flying!

 

Work with us

Volunteer with us

Our Annual Reports

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