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flying doctor

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Definition of flying doctor in English:

noun

(In Australia) a doctor who uses radio communication and travels by aircraft to visit patients in remote areas of the country.
Example sentences
  • Anne Wakatama is Chief Medical Officer with the flying doctor service.
  • It was leading edge in Canada and it included a team of flying doctors who traveled with the aircraft, making pickups throughout the province, bringing the patients to the tertiary care centers in Winnipeg.
  • With her dentistry she has worked in St Helena in the Atlantic and in Australia with the flying doctors.

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