§ 56. Mr. Peter Mills
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what proposals he has to improve and maintain the eye service at the Royal Eye Hospital, Plymouth.
§ Mr. Moyle
It is for health authorities to determine their development priorities having regard to overall national strategy and within the resources available to them. Following are steps being taken to improve the service provided by the Royal Eye Infirmary, Plymouth: Improvements are being made to the outpatient facilities at the hospital; a new operating theatre is planned to replace existing obsolete facilities; a senior house officer has been appointed to a new post and will take up duties in January next.