HC Deb 06 June 1904 vol 135 cc786-7
SIR JOHN COLOMB (Great Yarmouth)

To ask the Secretary of Stat for War whether any communications have been issued from the War Office containing proposals to provide military stations with a nurse trained in maternity and general nursing to attend the wives and families of soldiers without expense to them; and, if so, to whom were such communications made, and what is their general purport.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Arnold-Forster.)Letters were sent to all General Officers Commanding asking for an expression of opinion as to the best means of providing nursing for the wives and; families of soldiers in places where hospitals were not provided. The replies have not yet been received from all the officers concerned.