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...