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Whittington Barracks, Staffordshire (Tuberculosis)

Volume 524: debated on Sunday 2 May 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for War how many cases of tuberculosis, and of what types, were recorded by the medical authority at Whittington Barracks, Staffordshire, for the period, August, 1946, to July, 1952, in respect of personnel and families stationed in the barracks, from the Midlands Area Military Unit B, married quarters, outlying sections and units and the Medical Reception Unit.

asked the Secretary of State for War what arrangements are made to protect storemen handling bedding and clothing collected for laundering at Whittington Barracks, Staffordshire, from infectious diseases.

Trained Royal Army Medical Corps orderlies collect the infected articles and disinfect them at the medical reception centre.