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Nurses, Tuberculosis Institutions

Volume 437: debated on Thursday 8 May 1947

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asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware of the shortage of nurses for tuberculosis hospitals and institutions in East Anglia and the East Midlands; and what steps are being taken to attract staff for such institutions.

Yes, Sir. Tuberculosis institutions generally are still short of staff, though much relief has been given by the employment of displaced persons. Conditions of service are being improved and special efforts made to recruit part-time nurses.