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Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health

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  • Orange Juice (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health what steps he is taking to ensure that all mothers are made aware of the desirability of their taking orange juice during pregnancy and of providing it for their...

  • Dental Caries (Children) (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to a report indicating that the percentage of London children of five years of age with caries-free teeth has decreased...

  • Medical and Dental Students (Health Service Economics) (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health if he will take steps to have included in the syllabus of medical and dental students some elementary knowledge of the economics of the National Health Service and of...

  • Medical Auxiliaries (Mr. John Smith) (3 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health why he has refused the application of Mr. John Smith of 40, Greystone Road, Carlisle, for inclusion in the list of medical auxiliaries kept by the Minister under...

  • Sea and River Water (Pollution) (4 speeches)

    Dr. Bennett: asked the Minister of Health if he will encourage the taking, and posting up in public of periodical bacterial counts of samples of sea or river water at locations where there is...

  • Poliomyelitis (Sea Bathing) (7 speeches)

    Dr. Bennett: asked the Minister of Health what action, other than routine, has been taken by his Department and local health authorities to ascertain accurately the causes of the three cases of...

  • Cod Liver Oil (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health what is the quantity of cod liver oil which must be taken by an infant or young child in order to supply a daily dose of 50,000 units of vitamin D.

  • Analgesia (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health what arrangements are made, and what expenditure he is prepared to meet, for the transport of gas-air analgesia used by midwives in domiciliary cases.

  • Day Nurseries (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health the total number of day nursery places for the current year, compared with last year; and what is the comparable expenditure.

  • British National Formulary (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health, in view of the usefulness of the British National Formulary, if he will arrange for its more frequent revision and distribution.

  • Proprietary Drugs (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health what action he is taking to prevent doctors from prescribing proprietary drugs which are of no greater or of less value than comparable drugs listed in the National...

  • Home Accidents (15 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health if he will make arrangements that all home accidents which require hospital treatment shall be reported to the local medical officer of health.

  • Midwives, Sunderland (6 speeches)

    Mr. Wiley: asked the Minister of Health what steps he is taking to ensure that Sunderland has its required establishment of midwives.

  • Tuberculosis, Cardiff (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health what report has been made to him on the high incidence of tuberculosis in the docks area of Cardiff; how the figures compare with national average; and what steps are...

  • Health and Welfare Services (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health what, in view of the recommendations of the Guillebaud and Piercy Committees, is his policy on the amalgamation of the health and welfare services; and what advice he...