Stories

Share your Flying Doctor story

We always love to receive patient, fundraising, volunteering, donor and staff stories to share with our RFDS community.

Simply write to web@rfdsno.com, with details and at least one photo for inclusion. We look forward to hearing from you.

I wanted to raise some funds but also, and probably more importantly, I wanted to raise awareness of the issue.

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​There he lay, white and lifeless, a nurse already performing CPR. And there was Michelle Low Mow, fuelled on little more than adrenaline, a defibrillator in one hand and an oxygen tank in the other.

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New RFDS South Eastern Section dentists

With the RFDS, I feel I am making a very real difference in our patients' lives and the communities we visit.

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If you’re in the middle of a paddock with the doctor and a very sick patient you don’t have time to faff around. Every second counts.

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Davis family

"I just can't describe the feeling of immense relief that came over us on the arrival of the aeromedical team."

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The hospital said she needed to go straight to Dubbo. They were concerned her airways might close completely. They were also having difficulty getting a cannula into her for treatment. So they called the Flying Doctor.

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