HC Deb 07 December 1988 vol 143 c187W
Mr. Bowis

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what financial and others steps he is taking to encourage horticultural therapy; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Currie

The Department has grant-aided the Society for Horticultural Therapy since 1984. The current grant of £52,000 a year towards the society's project advice and training services was awarded in April 1988 and supports a range of activity including the promotion and dissemination of good practice in the therapeutic rehabilitation of hospital patients.

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