HC Deb 22 January 1980 vol 977 c170W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if private hospitals and clinics are now paying for blood provided by the National Health Service; if so, what price they are charged; and what the economic cost of blood is.

Sir George Young

No charge is made to private hospitals and clinics for blood which is donated free to the National Health Service. I shall consider the question of processing and handling charges in the light of information being assembled by the Department.

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