HC Deb 23 November 1950 vol 481 c78W
92. Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Health if he will give the necessary directions for all hospitals under his control to publish weekly in the Press the bed situation at the latest available date, and the number of patients admitted or discharged each week.

Mr. Bevan

I do not think a special weekly figure of this kind would be useful. Hospitals have already been urged to give the Press all the help they can, and I prefer to leave the exact ways and means to their discretion.

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