HC Deb 04 February 1985 vol 72 c451W
Mr. Butterfill

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will take steps to make immediately available to all haemophile units imported heat-treated factor VIII; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

We are currently considering a number of abridged applications for product licences for imported heat-treated factor VIII. Even before such licences are granted, heat-treated factor VIII is available for prescription by clinicians on a 'named patient' basis.

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