B. M. A. Annual Report of Council.
—In the recently published annual report of Council of the British Medical Association for 1952-1953 it was reported that the Queen has granted her patronage to the association; also it was recommended that at the next annual meeting of the representative body the Duke of Edinburgh be elected an honorary member of the association. Another recommendation that will be unanimously adopted is the election of Dr. T. C. Routley of Toronto as president of the association for 1955-1956, to coincide with the joint annual meeting of the B. M. A. and the Canadian Medical Association, which is to be held in Toronto in June, 1955.A critical note is sounded in the council's comments on the reception accorded the report in "General Practice and the Training of the General Practitioner," prepared by a special committee of the association and published in 1950. This