Breast Scans - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:46 pm on 19 November 2018.

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Photo of Baroness Thornton Baroness Thornton Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 2:46, 19 November 2018

I have a suspicion that were this a procedure which men had regularly to go through on a sensitive part of their body there might have been some urgency and investment to mitigate the discomfort. I welcome the assurance given by the Minister about the research that will be undertaken, but will he assure us also that resources will be made available if that research shows that such cushions or other mitigating equipment are needed to ensure that all women who need mammograms can get them?