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Radiograph Apparatus (Tuberculosis)

Volume 416: debated on Thursday 29 November 1945

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asked the Minister of Health, what steps he is taking to ensure the availability of radiograph apparatus for the detection of tuberculosis in the county of Kent.

Facilities for civilian mass radiography will be increased as more apparatus can be manufactured, and more doctors become available, and the needs of Kent County will be considered along with those of other areas.

Is the Minister aware that there is a serious shortage in Kent of this apparatus, and that this problem is causing great concern to a number of people?

There is an inadequate supply of apparatus all over the country and we must try to increase supplies.