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Volume 467: debated on Tuesday 12 July 1949

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in the case of personnel discharged from the Army for pulmonary tuberculosis it is his practice to send the necessary précis of case notes together with X-ray findings to the civilian doctors who will be in charge.

When an individual is invalided from the Army suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis a notification of his case is sent to the Ministry of Health, who send it on to the appropriate Regional Hospital Board who make arrangements for his treatment. The clinical notes, X-rays, etc., are sent to the hospital to which the patient is duly admitted.