Stories

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

Baby Devocean with nasal tube

How can you put into words how grateful you are to the people who were there for you at the most frightening points of your life? The RFDS are truly angels of the sky.

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‘‘When I got the email about my nomination I was surprised — I didn’t think it was for me, so I called them because I thought I’m no different to any other 24-year-old,’’ she said.

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“I know he will be safe and well taken care of,” said Jo.

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RFDS Drought Wellbeing Serice

It's all too easy when discussing mental health in rural areas to focus on suicide rates and alarming statistics, when mental health and wellbeing is about so much more.

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The donors here are really loving and have a high respect for what we do. Everyone seems to have been touched by us in some way, and they want to show their recognition to our work

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I could be a midwife one day, a critical care nurse the next and working in primary health the day after.

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