ADF Statement on Alternative Medicine

ADF Statement on Alternative Medicine

The Australian Doctors’ Federation statement on Alternative Medicine The Australian Doctors’ Federation supports evidence-based medicine delivered by registered medical practitioners whose qualifications have been subject to the accreditation of the Australian medical...
Dr Bruce Shepherd’s Obituary

Dr Bruce Shepherd’s Obituary

Vale Dr Bruce Dalway Shepherd, AM (26/10/1932 – 25/05/2018) Bruce Dalway Shepherd was born at the height of the Great Depression on 26/10/1932 in the NSW country town of Tamworth.  It was a difficult birth. His mother Mary (a former trainee nurse at the Coast Hospital...
The World’s Six Best Doctors

The World’s Six Best Doctors

Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, died a billionaire at age 56. This is his final essay:  “I reached the pinnacle of success in the business world.  To some, my life is the epitome of success.  However, aside from work, I have little joy.  In the end, my wealth is only a...
Bruce Shepherd And Me – A Personal Tribute

Bruce Shepherd And Me – A Personal Tribute

(By Dr Jim Wilkinson) I was projected into being one of Bruce Shepherd’s anaesthetists in June 1984 when I was asked to care for a theatre list in the old Mater Private Hospital. That was just after the momentous weekend when hundreds of visiting specialists who...