GP sparks furore with ‘mothers shouldn’t be full-time surgeons’ jibe

Dr Jeremy Newman also claimed priority should be given to male medical school applicants
Dr Jeremy Newman: Twitter

A GP in the UK has faced global scorn after saying mothers should not become full-time surgeons while calling for male medical student numbers to be ‘evened up’.

In a since-deleted post on Twitter, published on International Women’s Day, Dr Jeremy Newman wrote: