Punch,  57 (1869), 194.

A Squeak from the Scalpel



Notes, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, Surgery, Education, Politics, Government

    Believes students at the London hospitals are like 'journalists in the great gooseberry season' because, according to a correspondent in The Times, they 'labour under a dearth of subjects'. Thinks this is reason for the Home Secretary, Henry A Bruce, to take measures to 'preserve the science of medicine, and enable surgeons to obtain the knowledge which they require to perform operations'.

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