HC Deb 12 December 1985 vol 88 cc765-6W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Eccles on 3 December, Official Report, column 211, if he will now indicate what research is being funded by his Department into the effects of trauma on patients who have surgery performed upon them in National Health hospitals; if he will give his estimate of the number of people who suffer from trauma following industrial injuries, accidents in the home, as well as road accidents; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Whitney

I shall let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.