HC Deb 02 July 1957 vol 572 c104W
Mrs. Slater

asked the Minister of Health what steps are taken to ensure that regional hospital boards and hospital management committees have a planned programme of maintenance work on hospitals.

Mr. Vaughan-Morgan

When notifying regional hospital boards of the annual allocation to meet revenue expenditure, my right hon. Friend has reminded them of the importance of maintaining hospital buildings in good condition, and he has earmarked sums to be used for this purpose. The programme of work within the region is primarily for the hospital authorities themselves, but I am considering whether there is any general guidance which can usefully be issued on the subject.

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