HC Deb 29 April 1969 vol 782 cc205-6W
Mr. Brian Parkyn

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he will provide a special baby isolation unit at Bedford General Hospital so that in emergency babies do not need to be rushed to Northampton General Hospital 20 miles away.

Mr. Crossman

Special facilities for the isolation of babies are included in the long-term plans for Bedford General Hospital. Meanwhile suitable accommodation is found in the hospital for children needing isolation whom the consultant pædiatrician considers should not be transferred to Northampton.

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