Flying doctor service faces reformsBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7010.894a (Published 07 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:894
- CHRISTOPHER ZINN, Australian correspondent
Australia's Royal Flying Doctor Service in New South Wales has launched a recruitment drive and a series of reforms after months of controversy between doctors and management. Since 1985 at least 39 doctors have joined and then left the service.
The service has in addition lost two of its four doctors in the past six months, and the resignation of a third doctor will be effective from December. Criticisms of the service have included a lack of continuity for patients. Now …