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Nursing Services (Midwives)

Volume 411: debated on Tuesday 29 May 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will give an undertaking that qualified midwives in the Q.A.I.M.N.S. reserve shall not be drafted to theatres of war so they can be released for midwifery duties in this country, where they are urgently needed.

Nursing officers are urgently needed for service in India and the Far East, and I regret that I cannot give the categorical undertaking for which my hon. Friend asks.