Stories

We love to hear and share the stories of Royal Flying Doctor Service staff, volunteers, fundraisers and patients.

"I did ask family to donate to the Flying Doctor instead of buying me get well gifts, however I also wanted to leave a gift. A thank you for their dedication. I had never met these people before my accident, and yet they saved my life."

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Sandra Olsen and Sam Drake ran the Support Crew marquee on the day and commented that it was great to have staff from many branches coming together to support each other and forge strong team spirit at the event.

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I have flown with the RFDS as a patient, and now to be able to work on the other side of the organisation is extremely humbling.

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“If it wasn’t for the Telehealth service, I couldn’t have travelled overseas to visit my two daughters. I met with the endocrinologist every week via the Telehealth service, and together we got my blood sugar levels down enough to the point where I could safely fly,” says Susan.

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Dad this is the first time I have seen you smile!

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I am hoping that the bequest that I am leaving the Flying Doctor will continue to help in some small way

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