§ 29. Major Lyons
asked the Minister of Health if his attention has been called to the production and use of home-made penicillin by those who have concentrated upon the matter; and whether he will consider co-operating with those responsible 329 for intimating their case-notes on the topic so as to increase the availability of this aid which is yet in short supply.
§ Mr. Willink
I am aware that some research workers have published notes on so-called home-made penicillin. I appreciate the importance of this work, but I am advised that the small-scale production of this substance is attended by special difficulties of purification and standardisation. I should certainly be glad to receive all information relative to the production and application of penicillin.
§ Major Lyons
Will my right hon. and learned Friend do what he can in his Department to speed up the manufacture of this commodity in all ways possible and prevent mass-scale production getting into monopolistic hands?