Stories

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

The Flying Doctor landed on the airstrip and did everything they could to make him comfortable

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I think anybody who lives in the bush is aware of the valuable service the RFDS provides

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One day you may be tasked to a woman in pre-term labour, the next day you could be attending a car roll over.

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All the girls at the Base were listening in when I asked Lyn if she would marry, me. Of course, all the RFDS nurses then asked if they had an invite to the wedding!

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If you learn about the people and places they get to, the stories of retrieval and survival are extraordinary. They are not like a normal clinical hospital situation, they adapt brilliantly.

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Over land and over sea

I remember it clearly. It was about six o’clock in the morning, I was bending down to get some live bait in the bucket for my hook when I felt this funny sensation in my head. There was no pain, just a strange sensation.

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