Medical Man-Power.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health. – in the House of Commons on 5th February 1942.

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Photo of Sir Charles Lyle Sir Charles Lyle , Bournemouth

asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to the number of idle doctors in uniform and the shortage of medical men in civil life; and whether he will see that the Fighting Forces provide, where possible, some measure of interworking between their respective medical men so as to simplify and accelerate medical attention and liberate numbers of such medical men after a brief period of attachment to their units to enable them to familiarise themselves with their prospective duties, on the understanding that should any sudden emergency arise they will at once be recalled to their posts?