HC Deb 27 January 1944 vol 396 cc872-3W
Sir L. Lyle

asked the Minister of Supply whether he is aware of the difficulty encountered by civilian doctors in urgent cases, especially in rural districts, in obtaining supplies of M. and B. 760, sulphathiazole; how far this drug is reserved for Army use only; and whether its production and distribution generally can be accelerated.

Mr. Peat

I am aware that the demand for this drug, which is of recent development, has exceeded the supply. All possible steps have been, and are being, taken to increase production in order to make adequate supplies available both for civilian and Service use.

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