HC Deb 30 November 1992 vol 215 c77W
Ms. Coffey

To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to her answer of 23 November,Official Report, column 505, if she will introduce into the patients charter a specified time limit within which non-emergency renal patients on dialysis will be guaranteed the disconnect system.

Mr. Sackville

Whether and when disconnect dialysis is appropriate is a matter for clinical judgment and the resources available bearing in mind local health needs and priorities.