HC Deb 29 June 1950 vol 476 c240W
37. Mr. Baker White

asked the Minister of Health why special bottle teats for babies with cleft palate and hair-lip are not included in the official list of goods for dispensing under the National Health Service.

Mr. Bevan

Special appliances are only supplied under the National Health Service if, in a particular case, they are necessary on medical grounds. Such cases should be under specialist care and any necessary appliances could be provided through the Hospital Service.