HC Deb 21 October 1982 vol 29 cc192-3W
Mr. Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what follow-up study he is making of the progress of the 580 wounded British Service men treated in SS "Uganda".

Mr. Wiggin:

No follow-up study is necessary. I am quite satisfied that all the men who suffered injuries in the operation to recover the Falkland Islands have received, and where necessary will continue to receive, whatever medical treatment is necessary to effect their recovery or rehabilitation. Of the 777 members of the task force who suffered injuries, only 38 are still receiving hospital treatment. A further small number are still on sick leave and most of these will return to their units in due course. None have yet been medically discharged.

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