HC Deb 03 December 1985 vol 88 c211W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what plans he has to reduce the incidence of death following injury in those under 40 years of age; what research into trauma is sponsored by his Department; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Whitney

Regardless of their age, every effort is made to save the lives of patients receiving treatment by the National Health Service following injury. The Department has recently assisted in funding a major research project into trauma arising from road accidents, and has published a report on the medical effects of seat belt legislation in the United Kingdom: a copy has been placed in the Library.