HC Deb 30 November 1959 vol 614 cc86-7W
44. Lieutenant-Colonel Bromley-Davenport

asked the Minister of Health whether he will make a study of the advantages which would accrue from installing radio control in ambulances, so that they can deal with emergencies more rapidly; and what advice he has offered to the appropriate authorities with regard to this matter.

Miss Pitt

About 70 per cent. of the local health authorities in England and Wales have already installed radio in their ambulances since 1951 when their attention was first drawn to its use as a means of increasing operational efficiency and in the circumstances I do not think that such a study is now needed.

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