"As a matter of fact few persons can have had more or better doctor friends than I. Indeed that is why my utterances have been so well informed."
Jauntily, endearing egotist George
Bernard Shaw penned the above statement plunged straightway into a letter to the London Times wherein he scored the General Medical Council of England* as "a trade union of the worst typenamely, a type in which entry into the trade and the right to remain in it are at the mercy of the union."
After asserting that this body "enjoys powers...