Ambulance crew grants dying woman’s wish to see the beach

Members of the Queensland Ambulance Service granted a patient's wish to see the beach one last time (Queensland Ambulance Service Photo)
Members of the Queensland Ambulance Service granted a patient's wish to see the beach one last time (Queensland Ambulance Service Photo)

QUEENSLAND, Australia (WCMH) — A woman being moved to palliative care was given a final wish by the ambulance crew taking care of her.

According to the Queensland Ambulance Service, in Australia, an ambulance crew was taking a woman to palliative care unit at a local hospital, when the woman said she wished she could see the beach one last time.

The crew decided to grant the woman her wish and took her to the beach at Hervey Bay, where “…tears were shed and the patient felt very happy,” according to the post.

“Sometimes it is not the drugs/training/skills – sometimes all you need is empathy to make a difference,” the post said. It’s since gone viral and been shared tens of thousands of times.

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