§ 9. Mr. G. Thomas
asked the Minister of Health the number of people waiting for admission to tuberculosis sanatoria in South Wales.
§ 10. Mr. G. Thomas
asked the Minister of Health the number of beds in South Wales sanatoria that cannot be used due to shortage of nursing staff.
§ 11. Mr. G. Thomas
asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware of the decision to close a ward of 22 beds at the Glan Ely Tuberculosis Hospital, Cardiff, because of lack of staff; and, in view of the long list of people suffering from tuberculosis and awaiting admission to this hospital, what emergency action he proposes to take.
§ Mr. Iain Macleod
I understand that it is hoped that this closure will only be temporary, and that everything possible is being done to obtain the necessary staff.