Q&A

What do the flying doctors in Australia do?

What do the flying doctors in Australia do?

The Royal Flying Doctor Service works to reduce the disparity of health service access. We bring emergency medical and primary health services to those areas that don’t have access. We make it possible for people to live, work and travel across this large continent.

Is the flying doctor free?

The service is free and available 24 hours a day.

How do I contact Rfds?

The centre is staffed 24/7.

  1. GENERAL ENQUIRIES.
  2. Email: [email protected] Phone: 02 9941 8859.
  3. Email: [email protected]
  4. Phone:
  5. Facsimile: +61 2 9262 1817.
  6. Mailing Address: GPO Box 3537, Sydney NSW 2001. Office Address: 418A Elizabeth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010.
  7. Career Enquiries: [email protected]
  8. PRIVACY.

Where can I watch Flying Doctors?

Select your subscription streaming services

  • Netflix.
  • HBO Max.
  • Showtime.
  • Starz.
  • CBS All Access.
  • Hulu.
  • Amazon Prime Video.

Who started the Flying Doctor Service in Australia?

Reverend John Flynn
In 1957, Australia issued a stamp (Scott No. 305) in honor of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia. The issuance of this stamp offers an opportunity to honor its founder, the Reverend John Flynn.

What is Angel Flight Australia?

Angel Flight Australia is a charity which coordinates non-emergency flights to assist country people to access specialist medical treatment that would otherwise be unavailable to them because of vast distance and high travel costs.

Is the Flying Doctors on Amazon Prime?

Relive the dramas of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Viewers in the UK can enjoy the original mini-series all over again because it’s now streaming on Amazon Prime Video in this part of the world, hopefully the rest of the series and other Crawford TV classics will be added to the service in due course.

Is the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Queensland?

For the first time in its history, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) (Queensland Section) is now trialing specialised palliative care services for people living in rural and remote Queensland.

Who are Flying Doctors and what do they do?

Flying doctor services. Flying doctors are health professionals who provide aero-medical transport, health care and 24-hour emergency services to people who live, travel or work in rural and remote Australian communities.

When did Qantas start the Flying Doctor Service?

One of the original De Havilland DH.50 machines used flown by Qantas, in this case doing ambulance work, delivering a patient at Brisbane in 1931. The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia ( RFDS, informally known as The Flying Doctor) is an air medical service based in Australia.

What kind of aircraft does the Royal Flying Doctor use?

Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia Fleet (as of April 2021) Aircraft In Service Pilatus PC-12 35 Beechcraft B200 17 Beechcraft B200C 13 Beechcraft B300C 10