HC Deb 22 February 1971 vol 812 cc33-4W
117. Dame Irene Ward

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will give approval to domiciliary physiotherapy where schemes can be efficiently organised.

Mr. Alison

I am advised that domiciliary physiotherapy schemes do not make the best use of scarce resources. My hon. Friend will, however, be aware that the general question of physiotherapy outside major hospitals is one of the subjects under consideration by a subcommittee of the Standing Medical Advisory Committee.

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