§ Mr. Edelman
asked the Minister of Health what action he is taking to improve the home health service for women who are discharged from hospital before the customary 10-day lying-in period is over.
§ Mr. Barber
As described in the Command Paper on the Development of Community Care, all the home health services of local authorities are being developed. In the provision of domestic help, it is the general practice of authorities to give priority to mothers who have been confined at home or discharged early from hospital.