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The Royal flying doctor service. By: Ruri
Transcript of The Royal flying doctor service. By: Ruri
The royal flying doctor service is serving 8 places which are:
Who Made it?
When did it start?
The Royal Flying Doctor Service was formed in 1982 by John Flynn. He had been wanting to start his journey ever since 1898.
John Flynn had changed the way Australia thought about air transportation for medical reasons.
With his technology and his air-craft he can help Australia and save many lives.
John Flynn's team?
John Flynn had formed a team of over 1,500 team members to help save lives all around Australia.
His team have been serving Australia for 85 years since 1982.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service has 26 bases, 5 health facilities and 10 other facilities (including marketing, fund raising and public relations as well as the national office).
The Air-Craft used for The Royal Flying Doctor Service are: Each of the RFDS's 50 specially modified king air and the PC-12 air-craft is like flying in a emergency room. The PC-12 has a built in resuscitation device and a neonatal incubation device.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service had changed the logo 9 times to reflect the changing nature of their service and to make sure that it stays modern.
did it cause lasting changes?
This year (2015) the royal flying doctor service had celebrated 85 years of providing the finest care to the furthest corner and their lasting cause . With 26 bases, 63 air-craft and over 1000 staff, more than 29,000 patients have benefited from their mantle of safety. The royal flying doctor service has lasted 85 years.
The royal flying doctor service has caused lasting changes for Australia and for the people in Australia.
Why is the royal flying doctor service important?
The royal flying doctor service has been important to Australia because it helps the people who aren't near hospitals or medical facilities.
After 11 years of campaigning (with the support of another Australian institution, QANTAS) John Flynn's dream became another reality.
During it's first year of service they flew over 50 flights to 26 destinations, to plant their bases. In that year they had served over 2,250 patients. With the help of their air-craft (PC-12) their flights have been alot easier.
The Royal flying doctor service
By: Ruri Wilson
Why I think the royal flying doctor service is important to Australia
I think the royal flying doctor service is significant to Australia because it helps the people who aren't near a hospital or who aren't near a ambulance (it would take too long for them to get there) where as a plane is much faster.
The royal flying doctor service is significant to Australia because they help people who are sick, sore or in a serious condition.
They operate 24/7 every week, every day and every year (since 1982)
What changes have happened?
Because of the royal flying doctor service everyone has been able to live their lives knowing that they're in safe hands.
People have been able to get to medical facilities faster than waiting for the ambulance to come, (when you live in a far away regions from an ambulance).
Because the royal flying doctor service more people can gain more jobs as either the pilot, a doctor or a nurse.
Their slogan is
"The furthest corner".
"The finest care."
Why Is The Royal Flying Doctor Service Important To Australian History?