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Saves Lives.

Leave the Pain

To Nurofen.

Our Mission

At Nurofen, we’re for Australians who do inspiring work to achieve amazing things. No-one does that better than CareFlight helicopter pilots, who fly with precision to help Aussies in need of critical support.

That is why Nurofen is proud to announce its support of CareFlight’s pilots. CareFlight transports thousands of patients each year in hard-to-reach places. Together, Nurofen and CareFlight are celebrating Aussies who break through pain to achieve greatness for themselves and their community. Nurofen has committed to donating a total of $405,000 AUD to CareFlight.


Meet John

As a critical member of the CareFlight team, helicopter pilot John flies medical teams and response crews into remote areas with precision. He has been a CareFlight helicopter pilot for 36 years.

Despite hours spent flying the helicopter with intense concentration, combined with the physically challenging tasks on-scene, John doesn’t let this get in the way of doing what he does best – protecting other Aussies.


See how CareFlight pilots help everyday Australians

Lochie’s Story

In Sydney’s Northern Beaches on Father’s Day in 2020, Brooke’s 13-year-old son, Lochie, was on the trampoline with his siblings, when he experienced a headache. As the pain progressed, Lochie was clutching his head and later fell unconscious.

Very shortly after, a CareFlight helicopter landed at the local dog park. Brooke was met by CareFlight helicopter pilot, John, and the clinical team, who helped stabilise Lochie. He was flown in the CareFlight helicopter to hospital where it was found that he was experiencing a burst aneurysm.

A year later, Brooke and Lochie have reconnected with John to tell their story.

Lochie is back at school and recovering well.

Greg’s Story

In 1995, glider pilot Greg, who is now in his early 60s, was flying near Warragamba (NSW) when his plane clipped tall trees, crashing nose first into the ground.

As a result, Greg sustained multiple injuries including dislocated hip, blood loss and shock.

Luckily, he was transported by CareFlight pilot, John.

After three decades, they have reunited and chat about their experience on that fateful day.

Greg has made a full recovery.

Aussies In Life-Saving Roles

Most Australians in life-saving roles are motivated to do what they do because they want to make a real difference with their work, and over 1-in-5 become life-savers because of their own first-hand experience or their community.

Want to make real difference

First-hand experience

Regardless of everyday pain, almost all Aussies in life-saving roles will push through to save lives.

The most challenging aspects of a life-saving role are spending time away from family and friends, as well as long irregular work hours, seeing people with injuries and the physical exhaustion.

Aussies in life-saving roles agree their job is rewarding.

Nurofen ‘Life Saving’ Survey. Survey of 512 Australians aged 16 to 75+. Commissioned by Nurofen; executed by Researchify.

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About CareFlight

CareFlight is a non-profit aeromedical charity which was founded in 1986 to save lives, speed recovery and serve the community. CareFlight gets trauma treatment and critical medical care to seriously ill and injured patients as quickly as possible, so they have the greatest chance of recovery.

About Nurofen

Nurofen is the leading over-the-counter ibuprofen medicine brand*, bringing the benefits of ibuprofen to consumers for generations. Nurofen is there to help people find relief from pain, so that they can continue to do the things they love.

For the temporary relief of pain. This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchase. Follow the directions for use. Incorrect use could be harmful. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

*Nielsen Scan #1 Ibuprofen Value & Volume MAT to 20.06.21.