Nursing Service.

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health. – in the House of Commons on 21st May 1942.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr Norman Bower Mr Norman Bower , Harrow

asked the Minister of Health whether, in view of the difficulties at present being experienced by district nursing associations owing to the shortage of Queen's Nurses and the need for securing the utmost possible degree of co-ordination between the various types of nursing services, he will allow Civil Defence nurses, who are at present not fully employed, to supplement the work of the district nursing associations?

Photo of Mr Ernest Brown Mr Ernest Brown , Leith

As my hon. Friend is no doubt aware, arrangements are being made for the release for service elsewhere of approximately one-third of the whole-time nursing personnel at first-aid posts. I will consider the suggestion of my hon. Friend in connection with these releases.