New Scheme for Treatment of Tuberculosis Unveiled

Published: 13 May 1913

The Belfast Corporation adopted a new scheme today aimed at tackling the high incidence of tuberculosis in the city. The Corporation will take over the Abbey Sanatorium which will allow 465 beds to be made available to tuberculosis patients. Half of the cost of the scheme would be funded by the government under the terms of the Home Rule Bill, which the majority of the Corporation are opposed to.

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