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Scroll through real stories from real patients and find out how your Flying Doctor is here for you, no matter where you live, work or play.

A close shave: Ash's story

A close shave: Ash's story

While working on a remote SA station’s homestead, Ash was flung from his motorbike, knocking him unconscious. As the adrenaline and shock waned, the pain came.

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Meet Richard Hobbs

Down to the wire: Richy's story

A devastating fall from a ladder while on a job 540km north of Adelaide became a race against time for carpenter Richard Hobbs.

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Behind the scenes of an RFDS outback mission

Emergency Outback Retrieval

Follow the Flying Doctor on an outback mission to get young patient Tyler to safety and care.

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In hot water

In hot water: Louis' Story

Cowboy Louis was enjoying his fourth year at a station in the remote Barkly Region of the NT, when a freak accident struck.

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Meet Alex Lawrie

Chopper crash comeback: Alex's story

Alex Lawrie was living the dream as a helicopter tour pilot at Uluru, until an engine failure changed his life forever.

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Rural mum's rare scare

Rural mum's rare scare: Anna's story

Pregnant with her second child, Anna Nunn was busy working on Wooltana Station in SA’s Far North when she received a distressing diagnosis.

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