HC Deb 20 May 1958 vol 588 cc76-7W
62. Mr. Pearson

asked the Minister of Health if he is aware that for some time past the Pontypridd and Rhondda Hospitals Group has expressed to the Welsh Hospitals Board the view that the medical services now required at the Graig Hospital, Pontypridd, necessitate the services of a full-time medical officer; if he will inquire into this need; and if he will make a statement on his proposals in this matter.

Mr. R. Thompson

I am informed that the board, whose responsibility this is, has recently appointed an additional consultant to this hospital and proposes to defer consideration of any further appointment pending experience of the effect of this increase in staff and the result of a general review of hospital services for the chronic sick now in progress.

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