'He filled our lives with joy and love': Professor Chris Del Mar dies aged 72

The Gold Coast GP has been remembered for contributions to medicine, as well as his humour and intelligence

Tributes are being paid to one of Australia’s leading GPs, Professor Chris Del Mar, who died over the weekend, aged 72.

Professor Chris Del Mar.

The Gold Coast GP played a major role in the worldwide evidence-based medicine movement.

Ten years ago, he and his Cochrane Review team exposed the flawed evidence around the drug oseltamivir (Tamiflu), which was being stockpiled by governments after it