Stories

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

A pregnant woman lies on a hospital bed. A smiling female in a RFDS polo shirt holds a doppler over her pregnant tummy. They are both smiling.

“I see the same RFDS Midwife every month, in my own home – the care is just fantastic.”

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“Henry was so unwell, I feared he would deteriorate and go into shock.”

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Case Study: Aboriginal Health Coordinator

“Often a barrier to medical care is ‘worry’ about leaving family members behind in community – even when it is at the expense of receiving medical treatment for themselves."

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“We did not anticipate the situation of our gorgeous girl, Calvary, arriving early. The panic set in straight away on how to get her over to Melbourne for the open-heart surgery she required.” Sofia said.

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I’m just so thankful that the Flying Doctor has been there to help Maddison get the treatment she’s needed.

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Without warning, Kevin lost consciousness. He was suffering a cardiac arrest.

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