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Hospital Confinements

Volume 655: debated on Monday 12 March 1962

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asked the Minister of Health if, in view of the fact that in 1960 only just over half of the women over 35 years of age who had borne four children or more previously were confined in hospital, what steps he is taking to ensure that as far as practicable all maternity cases at special risk are confined in hospital.

Frequent insistence on the importance of hospital confinement for this and other groups at special risk, and the planned increase in maternity beds already announced.