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Medical Services (Specialists)

Volume 391: debated on Tuesday 13 July 1943

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will give a list of the various categories of medical specialists, namely, physiotherapists, psychiatrists, etc., employed in the Army medical services; and whether their duties are confined to the particular class of cases in which they specialise or are extended to ordinary medical examinations?

The following categories of specialists are employed in the Army Medical Services:

Physical Medicine.Radiologist,
Venereologist.Maxillo-Facial Surgeon.
Hygiene.Orthopaedic Surgeon.
They are primarily engaged on their specialist duties. If there happens to be a shortage of general duty officers they may, however, be required in addition to undertake general medical duty.