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Tuberculosis Treatment

Volume 416: debated on Thursday 12 April 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for War how many sanatoria under military control have been set up for the treatment of tuberculosis amongst the Forces.

None, Sir. This treatment is the responsibility of the Ministry of Health, but, as I stated on 16th October, in reply to a Question by the hon. and gallant Member for the Isle of Ely (Major Legge-Bourke), the possibility of special arrangements for Service personnel is now under examination. Meanwhile, to avoid delay in treatment, a number of Service patients are being retained under military care.