Stories

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

"It's a very dynamic space to work in, where you get different patients, travel to different places every day and sometimes on different modes of transport. You deal with everything and anything.

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"I've done corporate triathlons but the Gibb Challenge is one of a kind - I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

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RFDS Medical Officer Dr Edi Albert

"Many of the patients we pick up are suffering from chronic health issues and are in dire need of specialist care.

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Zaviah

"For children in Bourke it is nearly a five-hour drive to Dubbo which would mean an overnight stay for families who would have to take time off work and take the children out of school just to see a dentist."

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Smiles

“It’s the feeling that I can make a difference by educating a child, so their smile will last a lifetime, is what I love about my job."

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When she is in her harness Gracie knows she is working and she is focused on guiding Vivian to keep her out of danger.

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