Professor Max Kamien: The story of 'Alphabet' Wilson and why your postnominal matters

He says the letters might not be important to patients, but some doctors value them

The RACGP is currently drawing up new guidelines on the use of its FRACGP postnominal.

Professor Max Kamien
Professor Max Kamien.

One option is banning any of its fellowed GPs from using the letters unless they are 'financial' members of the college.

Professor Max Kamien suggests it should tread "lightly and wisely".

When I was a medical student, one of our