Chiropodists.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 29th September 1942.

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Photo of Mr John Dugdale Mr John Dugdale , West Bromwich

asked the Secretary of State for War the reason for confining the appointment of Army chiropodists to the home establishment?

Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

In the early part of the war regimental foot orderlies were provided for field units and were thought adequate, especially in view of the increasing mechanisation of the Army. In view, however, of experience which suggests that more skilled treatment may be desirable, I am now considering the attachment of fully qualified chiropodists to field medical units.