Hello ME agenda,
a.k.a. Suzy, if I recall well (Thank you for all the work you did!). You wrote
and I stand corrected: The answer must be a resounding no. I assumed too much - reasoning by analogy to the rest of Europe, where university professors normally have the Ph.D. (which means that they have proved to Ph.D.s in their science that they can and have written a thesis that constitutes a real scientific contribution and have proved so publicly).
He also is no doctor, in the academical sense, except that he has a MSc in medicine.
Aahh well... but it is good to have the facts right, though my argument remains unaffected: Medical doctors with Simon Wessely's antics ought not be medical doctors.