Reference numberCD/71/4
TitleLetter from Arthur Latham and Charles Buttar, Honorary Secretaries of the Medical Parliamentary Committee, 20 Hanover Square, London, to [the Royal Society]
DateApril 1919
DescriptionExplains that at the open meeting of the medical profession on 1 October 1918, the Right Honourable Christopher Addison passed a resolution that in the interest of the National Heath it is essential that the considered views of the medical profession should be voiced by representative medical men in the House of Commons. Explains that the Medical Parliamentary Committee was appointed to take steps to ensure this. Notes that the Committee's Chairman is Sir W. Watson Cheyne, MP. Outlines the chief work of the Committee. Notes that the Conference on the topic of creating a Medical Parliamentary Committee will meet at Central Hall, Westminster, on 2 May 1919.
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