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GORDIAN Fulde has been named as a finalist for Australian of the year.

The professor and director of emergency at St Vincent’s Hospital was today named among the state’s nominations for senior of the year.

The 67-year-old Bondi local is Australia’s longest serving director of an emergency department and was nominated for his three decades manning one of the country’s busiest hospitals.

Professor Fulde, who is on the board of the Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation, was also recognised for his efforts in generating awareness on the dangers of alcohol fuelled violence.

October 23, 2015 12:00am Wentworth Courier


Lighten CBD booze controls at your peril!

Lighten CBD booze controls at your peril!

Chalk and cheese. That's the common response from frontline doctors and nurses at St Vincent's Hospital when asked about life before and after the introduction of Sydney's lock-out laws.

Since the NSW Government began to limit alcohol availability in key inner-Sydney areas early last year, the volume and severity of alcohol-related trauma presentations to the hospital has changed dramatically.  The difference is both stark and very human.

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