Tuberculosis, Wales.

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health. – in the House of Commons on 6th August 1942.

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Photo of Mr James Griffiths Mr James Griffiths , Llanelly

asked the Minister of Health what steps have been taken to deal with the waiting list of patients for admission to tubercular hospitals and sanatoria in Wales?

Photo of Mr Ernest Brown Mr Ernest Brown , Leith

I have under immediate consideration the possibility of releasing from the Emergency Hospital Scheme a further 200 beds for tuberculosis cases in Wales.

Photo of Mr James Griffiths Mr James Griffiths , Llanelly

When is accommodation likely to be released? There is very grave urgency in the matter.

Photo of Mr Ernest Brown Mr Ernest Brown , Leith

I am aware of that, and that is why I made the answer that I did.