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HOSPITAL BOARD AND B.M.A.
TROUBLE ENDED AFTER 13 YEARS Hobart, May 21.
A settlement was reached to-day be-<*> tween the Hobart Public Hospital Board and the British Medical Association regarding the terms upon which the
honorary medical system mil be re introduced at the hospital. The nego tiations have been conducted by the Chief Secretary (Mr. James), who an nounced the decision this afternoon. The arrangemeni ■will be in ac cordance with the terms of the follow ing resolution agreed to by the BMA. and approved by the board "in ac cordance with the suggestion of the Chief Secretary, this branch of the B_M_A. agrees that it will recommend members of the association to accent appointments at the Hobart Public Hospital under the conditions already agreed to. provided that the whole of the honorary medical staff constitutes a committee which shall be recognised by the Hospital Board as having the right to express the views of the hono rary staff, and shall be consulted by the board when any change in the honorary staff is proposed." The agreement terminates the trouble that has existed between the BJUJi. and the hospital for the last thirteen years. -v