Stories

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

“The community support and gratitude for the Flying Doctor has been overwhelming and I’m very proud to represent such an important service.

Read full story

We’ll always be thankful that the Flying Doctor was there when I needed help.

Read full story

“As a Brit working in Australia for the first time, the Gibb River Road sits as a must-see, an iconic route in an amazing part of the country. I’m really looking forward to staying at cattle stations, visiting remote communities and meeting the people who live there.

Read full story

"When the opportunity arose to help one of our fellow agencies in the emergency services link, it was a no brainer.

Read full story
An aircraft with RFDS logo. A patient is lying on a wheeled stretcher, being pushed by a person wearing a high-visibility jacket.

For a baby born at just 24 weeks, there’s a 40 per cent chance that the baby will not survive.

Read full story

After visiting family in Perth on his days off, Flight Nurse Ben never expected to help save a life on his commercial flight home to Port Hedland.

Read full story