In hindsight, Bill Fosdike knows he was lucky to make it back to Australia before the borders closed.

His once-in-a-lifetime experience of working on a hospital ship moored off the coast of Africa might have ended on a sour note had it been only a few weeks later.

Instead, he was able to work with an international crew to bring top-notch medical care to people who needed it.

Read the full story with thanks to Murray Bridge News.