HC Deb 12 June 1961 vol 642 c1W
5. Mr. Awbery

asked the Minister of Health if he is aware of the delays that have been experienced in obtaining medical treatment by people who have been bitten by adders; if he is satisfied that the supply of serum for the treatment of such cases is adequate; and if he will arrange for its distribution to the various hospitals situated near places where adders are known to exist.

Miss Pitt

Adequate stocks of anti-venom are maintained at various centres, and it is available for any hospital whose medical authorities wish to hold it.

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