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Dialysis Units

Volume 983: debated on Thursday 24 April 1980

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asked the Prime Minister if she will make a statement on the policy of Her Majesty's Government on the provision of trained staff for dialysis units.

Health authorities are responsible for recruiting the staff they need. Training facilities are generally adequate but there are sometimes difficulties in attracting qualified nursing staff to dialysis work. Local campaigns are being planned to draw back to nursing those who have left the service and, by increasing the pool of qualified staff, these may help recruitment to dialysis units.