§ Mr. Alfred Morris
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will take steps to collect information on the incidence of back pain amongst nurses.421W
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
No. Our first priority is to consider the results of research carried out by the University of Surrey on the incidence and prevalence of back pain among nurses together with that of the Health and Safety Commission and other reports with a view to considering what further advice can usefully be given to health authorities.