Dr Bruce Shepherd AM – Memorial Service

Dr Bruce Shepherd AM – Memorial Service

Dear Doctors, friends and colleagues of the late Dr Bruce Shepherd AM A memorial service for Dr Shepherd will be held on Thursday 07/06/18 at St Marys Catholic Church, 42 Ridge Street, North Sydney @ 11.00am In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for a consideration...
Vale Dr Bruce Shepherd AM

Vale Dr Bruce Shepherd AM

Our friend, colleague and leader Dr Bruce Shepherd AM passed away at 7:30 this morning in Bowral, NSW. Dr Bruce Shepherd AM was the founder of The Australian Doctors’ Fund (now Australian Doctors’ Federation), which, since its inception in 1990, has worked...
Update on the Skilled Migration Occupation Lists

Update on the Skilled Migration Occupation Lists

The Department of Home Affairs has now published the updates to the Short term Skilled Occupation List and the Medium-Long Term Strategic Skills List.  Updates to the occupation lists for temporary and permanent skilled visas will come into effect from 17 January...
Secondary Use of My Health Record Data

Secondary Use of My Health Record Data

The Australian Doctors’ Federation (ADF) has examined the document “Development of a Framework for Secondary Use of My Health Record Data” and makes the following points.  The confidentiality of all correspondence and communication between doctors and their patients...
The High Cost of Public Reporting

The High Cost of Public Reporting

This article was originally published – The High Cost of Public Reporting – Medscape – Oct 03, 2017. In an age where big data is king and doctors are urged to treat populations, the journey of one man still has much to tell us. This is a tale of a...