Dr. Bronwyn Hudson
Dr Bronwyn Hudson is an Addiction Physician who graduated with Honors from The University of Sydney Medical School and The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She completed her internship and residency at The Concord Repatriation General Hospital and has subsequently gained a breadth of medical experience working in a multitude of city and rural hospitals including Mackay Base, Broken Hill and Bega Valley Hospitals. She continues to work in remote Australia visiting Cape York on a regular basis.
Having first trained as a Specialist General Practitioner in the Byron Shire, she has moved her practice to focussing solely on caring for people who use substances. Dr Hudson adopts a biopsychosocial model and works closely with a team of allied health professionals. She is a staunch advocate for harm reduction and fighting stigma in the health system for people who use substances in order to improve access to health care.
Dr Hudson holds positions at Byron Central Hospital, The Tweed Hospital and Lismore Base Hospital. She is the chair of the Byron Shire Medical Council and the Founding Director of The Yellow Gate Medical Clinic.
She is also a researcher in the field and currently sits on a number of steering committees within NSW health. Dr Hudson runs an opioid treatment program for people who are opioid dependant and is an authorised prescriber of both buprenorphine and methadone.