Military Medical Requirements (Hansard, 3 December 1990)
HC Deb 03 December 1990 vol 182 c32W
Mr. McFall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what instructions have been given to national health service burns and plastic surgery units as a result of possible conflict in the Gulf, with particular regard to the treatment of victims suffering from chemical, biological and nuclear-related injuries.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

Guidance for clinicians on the handling of various categories of military casualty, should the need arise, is in preparation.

Mr. McFall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what provisions have been made for United States military casualties by United Kingdom civilian health facilities in the event of war.

Mr. McFall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will place in the Library a copy of the joint Department of Health and Ministry of Defence planning group guidance to regional health authorities on the reception and allocation arrangements for armed forces to the national health service in war.

Mr. McFall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health to whom guidelines have been issued relating to the reception of casualties resulting from conflict in the Gulf.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

Guidance for regional health authorities is in preparation and will be issued soon.

Mr. McFall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether any national health service personnel have been deployed to the Gulf in anticipation of military conflict in that region.

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