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Foundry Workers (X-Ray Facilities)

Volume 531: debated on Thursday 29 July 1954

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96.

asked the Minister of Health what facilities there are for the X-raying of foundry workers in order to ascertain whether or not they have pneumoconiosis.

Diagnostic X-ray facilities in National Health Service hos-

HospitalJan.Feb.Mar.AprilMayJuneTotals
Manchester Royal Infirmary262033192121140
Ancoats Hospital776857616368394
Manchester Northern Hospital453130323443215
Victoria Memorial Jewish Hospital192313353823151
Wythenshawe Hospital182162801662462101,046
Duchess of York Hospital19191516131698
Withington Hospital2454217
Booth Hall Hospital11311913511915286724
Manchester Ear Hospital617582617453406
5445214455146455223,191

103.

asked the Minister of Health what hospitals are scheduled in Durham County for tonsil and adenoid operations for children; the waiting period experienced; and how such wait-

pitals are available to all persons who are shown by a clinical examination to need them. In addition, the services of mass miniature radiography units are provided by regional hospital boards throughout the country.