HC Deb 16 July 1965 vol 716 cc139-40W
Mr. Blenkinsop

asked the Minister of Health, what is the upper age limit for patients classified as young chronic sick in England and Wales.

Mr. K. Robinson

There is no precise definition of the term "young chronic sick". It is commonly used to distinguish this group of patients from the elderly chronic sick, and is generally regarded as including patients up to the age of 60.

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