Tributes paid to former AMA leader: “a giant of medicine and health advocacy”

Leading AMA figures have paid tribute to one of its former presidents, the legendary Dr Bruce Shepherd AM, who has died at the age 85. A straight-talking orthopaedic surgeon in NSW, Dr Shepherd was a fierce opponent of Bob Hawke’s creation of Medicare in the 1980s and led a mass resignation of doctors  over what ...

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