HC Deb 07 July 1949 vol 466 c165W
26. Mr. Houghton

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that no dentist in the National Health Service at Todmorden possesses X-ray equipment, the nearest being at Halifax, 10 miles away; and whether he can give an assurance that steps are being taken to improve the service at Todmorden in this respect.

Mr. Bevan

I am afraid that I cannot guarantee, in the absence of health centres, that facilities for radiological examination will be available in all areas, but they can be obtained in case of need at the nearest convenient centre under the hospital service.

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