Skip to main content

Hospitals (Patients' Food)

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1952

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Minister of Health if he will give instructions to regional hospital boards that no economies should be made in hospital expenditure on patients' food.

No, because this is within the discretion of hospital authorities, who may well find it possible to secure some measure of economy without prejudicially affecting patients' diets.