An academy would be inappropriateBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7046.1604a (Published 22 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1604
- A H Grabham
- Past chairman of BMA council Rothesay House, 56 Headlands, Kettering NN15 6DG
EDITOR,—Richard Smith discusses recent proposals to form an academy of medicine in Britain,1 which are set out in a consultation paper (a leaflet) included in the same issue of the BMJ. The matter is both complex and important. I am surprised that the two articles could contemplate such an exercise in the representation of the profession without making any reference to the possible role of the BMA. I do not, however, believe that pique should prevent the BMA …
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