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...
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...
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...
25th Anniversary of the 1984 Doctor’s Dispute

25th Anniversary of the 1984 Doctor’s Dispute

25th Anniversary of the 1984 Doctor’s Dispute – 26 May 2009 Dr Bruce Shepherd who led the orthopaedic surgeons and other procedural specialists in the 1984 Doctor’s Dispute has released a Public Statement on the anniversary of the dispute. Dr Shepherd is also...