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National Health Service (Volunteer Help)

Volume 981: debated on Tuesday 18 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what consultations he has had with the St. John's Ambulance Brigade regarding the supply of volunteer help in the National Health Service.

None centrally. I would expect health authorities and local branches of the St. John Ambulance Brigade and other voluntary organisations to be in close contact about the help that they can provide locally—for example in relation to major accidents.