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X-ray cameras for Victoria



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PRESS STATEMENT BY THE COMMONWEALTH MINISTER

FOE HEALTH. SENATOR THE HOE. HARRIE W. WADE.

X-RAY CAMERAS FOR VICTORIA

The Minister .for Health, Senator Wade,

has approved the purchase, for £21,000, of four 70 m.m.

mirror camera X-ray units, for use in the Victorian Government's

compulsory tuberculosis surveys.

These units which are the most m o d e m of

their type available, will be used, with three purchased

in 1961, to replace 35 m.m. lens cameras formerly in use.

Senator Wade has also approved the installation,

at a' cost of £6,526, of a system of steam heated natural

convectors in the two tuberculosis wards at Mont Park Mental Hospital.

The cost of this equipment will be financed

by the Commonwealth under the Tuberculosis Arrangement.

9th April, 1963.