Rural Hospitals: Doctors Must Stand their Ground on Safety

Rural Hospitals: Doctors Must Stand their Ground on Safety

THE recent Four Corners exposé of the failings of rural and regional hospitals was confronting. Just like many recent stories about the drought, the program jolted urban people about the desperate state of affairs in rural towns, while for rural residents it created...
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...