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The Conjoint Examination Scheme*

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THE proposition carried at the last meeting of the Council of the College of Surgeons clears away, we suppose, the last difficulty in the way of an amalgamation between the Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons for the purposes of examination and of issuing diplomas. It is remarkable that the College of Surgeons should have come back to the original proposal, though it was at first demurred to and given to a committee for consideration. The College of Physicians, at its Comitia on Thursday, finally agreed to this proposal; and it now only remains for the General Medical Council to give its consent under the Medical Act of 1858, so as to allow of the fusion in question.

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