HC Deb 13 July 1950 vol 477 cc123-4W
101. Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Health if he will take all necessary steps to ensure that all old peoples' homes have a trained nurse as matron, and male and female sick rooms.

Mr. Bevan

No. The hon. Member will be aware of the provisions of Section 37 of the National Assistance Act, 1948, and the National Assistance (Registration of Homes) Regulations, 1949, I do not think it necessary or desirable to impose further requirements.

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