Stories

I have flown with the RFDS as a patient, and now to be able to work on the other side of the organisation is extremely humbling.

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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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Before you embark on your adventure, make sure you're prepared for and protected against the sun and heat by following these precautions.

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