Is the Royal Flying Doctor Service free?
The service is free and available 24 hours a day.
Does the Royal Flying Doctor Service provide specialist services?
The RFDS plays a vital role in the transporting of patients – not just in an emergency. Examples include the transfer of a patient from a regional hospital to a tertiary hospital, or an elderly person traveling from aged care for a specialist appointment.
Where does the Royal Flying Doctor Service work?
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world, providing extensive primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to people that live, work and travel across the 7.69 million square kilometres of Australia.
Who owns the Royal Flying Doctor Service?
The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is made up of seven legal entities operating around Australia, under a federated structure, and working together under a joint venture agreement. Each of the entities are independent, both financially and operationally, with their own Board and management.
Who pays for the Royal Flying Doctor Service?
The Government has funded the RFDS since the 1930’s to deliver the RFDS Program, which includes provision of emergency aeromedical evacuation services in rural and remote Australia.
How much do RFDS pilots get paid?
The average salary for a Pilot is $101,219 per year in Australia, which is 6% higher than the average Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia salary of $95,008 per year for this job.
How much do Royal Flying Doctors earn?
The average Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia salary ranges from approximately $121,416 per year for a Pilot to $121,416 per year for a Pilot. Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia employees rate the overall compensation and benefits package 2.9/5 stars.
How do people contact the RFDS if they need them?
- GENERAL ENQUIRIES.
- Email: [email protected] Phone: 02 9941 8859. DONOR ENQUIRIES.
- Email: [email protected]
- Facsimile: +61 2 9262 1817.
- Mailing Address: GPO Box 3537, Sydney NSW 2001. Office Address: 418A Elizabeth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010.
- Career Enquiries: [email protected]
When is the Royal Flying Doctor program in Tasmania?
The Royal Flying Doctor Service Look! Up in the Sky (LUITS) educational program has been embraced by Tasmanian schools in a year largely devoid of special activities and is set to spread its wings from Monday, October 19 to November 13 with 68 sessions booked at 14 schools statewide.
How old do you have to be to go to the RFDS in Tasmania?
Recently the RFDS has expanded its mental health services to support youth aged between 8 and 16 years living on the east and west coast of Tasmania.
Where is the RFDS dental program in Tasmania?
The RFDS tasmania dental program has grown signifcantly, covering the north, north-east and east coast of the state. It also travels to both King and Flinders islands regularly.
Who are eligible for treatment in the flying doctor dental clinic?
RFDS Tasmania are building partnerships and one recent collaboration is with the Circular Head Aboriginal Corp (CHAC) in Smithton to treat local Tasmanian Aboriginals and community members in a culturally aware environment by addressing their unmet dental needs. Who is eligible for treatment in the Flying Doctor Dental Clinic?