§ 83. Mr. G. Thomas
asked the Minister of Health the number of persons in Cardiff who are over 55 years of age and have been certified during the past 12 months as suffering from tuberculosis; and how many of these have been admitted to hospital.
§ 98. Mr. Hopkinson
asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been drawn to the increase in the number of cases of tuberculosis and the swing of incidence from persons aged 15 to 25 to those aged 45 to 75; and what action he proposes to take to accommodate chronic cases of persons in the latter age group who are at present often compelled to live in their own homes surrounded by children.
§ 99. Mr. Hopkinson
asked the Minister of Health whether in view of the lack of accommodation in tuberculosis sanatoria due to the shortage, of nursing staff, he will undertake a special propaganda campaign to show that such sanatoria are less dangerous to the health of the nursing staff than ordinary hospitals.
§ 125. Mr. Marples
asked the Minister of Health, whether he will investigate and report on the method of treating tuberculosis known as cavernostomy practised in Switzerland, of which details have been 126W sent to him; and if he will render all possible assistance to surgeons and physicians who desire to make a personal investigation on the spot into this new method of treatment.