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...
Dr Iannuzzi Talks on Rural Healthcare

Dr Iannuzzi Talks on Rural Healthcare

Country doctor Aniello Iannuzzi — who has worked as a GP in Coonabarabran for more than two decades — said he had watched rural health services be wound back. “You’ve got this vicious cycle of patients who can’t get access, who can’t afford...
Thank you for your support

Thank you for your support

The ADF team would like to take this moment to thank all our members for their on-going support through 2018. We wish all a Merry Xmas and a fantastic 2019
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...