HC Deb 26 July 1951 vol 491 cc83-4W
80. Sir H. Lucas-Tooth

asked the Minister of Health when the arrangements provided under Section 4 of the National Health Service Act, 1951, for the provision of accommodation and treatment abroad for respiratory tuberculosis will begin to operate; and what procedure will be adopted for selecting the patients to receive treatment abroad.

Mr. Blenkinsop

It has been arranged to begin sending patients to two sanatoria in Switzerland within the next few weeks. They will be selected from those awaiting ing in-patient treatment by regional hospital boards in accordance with specialists' advice.