HC Deb 25 October 1976 vol 918 cc70-1W
Mrs. Chalker

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what departmental guidelines exist on the purpose, method of functioning and care envisaged for community hospitals.

Mr. Moyle

My Department issued to health authorities in August 1974 a memorandum of guidance on the role and development of community hospitals, a copy of which I am sending to the hon. Member.