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Myoelectric Hands

Volume 958: debated on Monday 20 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement about the progress of tests of the Swedish myoelectric hand.

Arrangements have been made for fitting and training at the rate of one child a week. Of the 25 children selected for the trial, six have been fitted at Roehampton and six at Manchester.It is too early yet for me to make any statement about the outcome of the trial. I shall do so as soon as possible and keep my hon. Friend informed.