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The divisions within the Army Medical Board remained largely out of sight of the public gaze until 1807, when Parliament launched an inquiry into the service. There is no evidence that this was done because there was thought to be anything amiss. ³⁹ The commissioners, however, took evidence from the leading critics of the Army Medical Board as well as its general officers, and apparently prepared by reading the early works of Jackson. Inevitably, therefore, the tone of its subsequent report, published in January 1808 was critical.

1–6; Paul E. Kopperman, ‘Medical Services in the British Army, 1742–1783’, Journal of the History of Medicine, 34 (1979), 428–55. ² J. Brewer, The Sinews of Power: War, Money and the English State, 1688–1783 (London, 1989), 30–2. In peacetime the army was reduced to less than 40,000 men. Both in war and peace, it was always considerably smaller than its French rival: see Paul Kennedy, The Rise and Decline of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500–2000 (London, 1988), 128 (table).

1. Ranks in the Army Medical Service 1804 Equivalent army rank Hospital matea Regimental assistant surgeon Subaltern Subaltern Apothecary to the forcesc Regimental Surgeon Staff surgeon Physician to the forcesf Deputy inspector of hospitals Inspector of hospitals Captaind 1830 1840 Status Regimental assistant Regimental assistant Lieutenant surgeon surgeon Staff assistant surgeon Lieutenant Staff Assistantb Regimental surgeon Staff surgeon Assistant inspector of hospitalsg Deputy inspectorgeneral Inspector-general Regimental surgeon Staff surgeon class IIe Staff surgeon I class Captain Captain Major Deputy inspectorgeneral of hospitals Inspector-general of hospitals Lieutenant colonel Brigadier a b From 1813 called hospital assistants.

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