Hospitals, Glasgow (Maternity Beds)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th May 1958.

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Photo of Mrs Mary McAlister Mrs Mary McAlister , Glasgow Kelvingrove 12:00 am, 13th May 1958

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his attention has been drawn to the shortage of hospital beds for maternity cases in Glasgow, a matter which, on account of the unsatisfactory housing conditions still obtaining in many districts, is causing concern to those responsible for the conduct of maternity and child welfare services in the City; and if he will undertake to ensure that a fair proportion of the beds which are no longer required for the treatment of tuberculosis will be allocated for this purpose.