HC Deb 12 May 1926 vol 195 cc884-6W

asked the Minister of Health how many local authorities in England and Wales make no arrange ments for pneumothorax treatment and X-ray screen diagnosis in connection with tuberculosis schemes


In England, out of the 152 Local Authorities concerned, at least 115, according to the information in nay Department, make arrangements for X-ray examinations, and at least 59 have arrangements available for pneumothorax treatment. It is possible that such arrangements exist in some of the other areas. In Wales, arrangements for both purposes have been made by the Welsh National Memorial Association, with whom all the Local Authorities concerned in Wales Contract for the provision of treatment for tuberculosis.