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Troops (X-Ray Examination)

Volume 527: debated on Tuesday 11 May 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for War at what intervals the personnel of the Army is given an X-Ray examination for possible tuberculosis.

Men are examined just before or soon after joining and, wherever possible, shortly before leaving the Army. During service in this country men are normally examined every three years, but more frequent investigation is made when circumstances appear to require it.