Royal Flying Doctor Service (WA)

The furthest corner. The finest care.
Also known as
  • RFDS Western Operations
Business Summary
To provide excellence in aeromedical and primary health care across Australia.
About Us

Australia’s Flying Doctor – 90 years

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aero medical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, we deliver extensive primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to those who live, work and travel throughout Australia.

What We Do

RFDS is at the front line of aero medical response & service across WA’s challenging landscape.

In the air: RFDS responds to medical emergency incidents 1 hour from Perth & beyond. All aircraft are fitted with the latest medical equipment to enable RFDS to administer critical care in-flight.

On the ground: RFDS operates GP and dental clinics across rural and remote communities. Local and international doctors & nurses provide access to health care normally out of reach.

On call: The RFDS telehealth service provides direct access to RFDS doctors for initial health consults and advice.

Partnerships and events: RFDS offers a range of corporate partnership programs to connect with community & employees. RFDS fundraising events program seeks involvement of community & business across the state.

At A Glance
Emergency aero medical response throughout W.A.
All aircraft contain intensive medical care units.
GP and dental clinics across remote communities.
Telehealth service with RFDS doctors.
Corporate partnerships, community fundraising.
Notable Achievements
Australia's Most Reputable Charity 2011-2016