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RD Talks: "Mayday! I'm Going to Ditch"

One moment the helicopter was running perfectly. The next, it was hurtling towards the wind-whipped ocean.

The Man in the Mirror

The Man in the Mirror

The journey to becoming the world’s first full face transplant recipient was fraught with challenges.
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A Tragedy of Trust – on the trail of Dr Death

A Tragedy of Trust – on the trail of Dr Death

‘It was comforting to know you were with her during her final moments. We couldn’t ask for a finer, more caring doctor,’ wrote the grieving son of one of Dr Harold Shipman’s older patients. But why had so many of his patients died without warning?
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In the Eye of a Firestorm

In the Eye of a Firestorm

In a 1998 bush fire that tore through rural Victoria, five firefighters made the ultimate sacrifice.
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Surgery at 28,000 Feet

Surgery at 28,000 Feet

The woman was dying, and the jumbo jet had no time to land. ‘I have to operate,’ the surgeon said.
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“My Car Won’t Stop!”

“My Car Won’t Stop!”

Dodging the highway traffic, her runaway car was clocking more than 140km per hour.
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