1898 The Lancet  
974 Office who had till now prevented this concession to medical officers and expresspd hopefulness of the beneficial effect of the concession. Captain Norton put forward the suggestion that the appointment of Director-General of the Army Medical Department as one of the prizes of the profession should be for five instead of for seven years. Mr. Johnston and Mr. Hemphill spoke of the state of feeling among medical men in Ireland with regard to the service. Colonel Blundell expressed the opinion
more » ... pressed the opinion that the relations between the medical and the combatant officers would not be satisfactory until every medical officer was attached to a particular regiment. Captain Sinclair spoke in the same sense, though he should like very much to see the scheme now proposed succeed. Mr. Brodrick, Under-Secretary of State for War, said the Department could not fail to be gratified by the manner of the reception accorded to their proposals. It was natural when one concession was made that
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