Punch,  13 (1847), 159* [169].

Homeopathy for Unions



News-Commentary, Drollery


Homeopathy, Medical Treatment, Commerce, Class

Publications cited:

The Times

    Expresses astonishment at the amount of medicine that a Mr Garlick, medical officer for Halifax, has supplied to his poor-law patients. Equally baffled by Garlick's complaint that the daily remuneration from this trade is only £20. Advises poor-law guardians that to prevent such a loss of money caused by a medical officer's wrong-doing, they should hire homeopathic doctors as medical officers, and thus only have to pay out for 'infinitesimal doses' of medicine.

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