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Radio doctor topics: Chilblains

Should the BBC admit that doctors can't help to cure chillblains?

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Document asking whether the BBC should admit that doctors can't help chillblains.

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Document Type | Memo

23 January 1947

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1947

Synopsis

In this memo Dr Charles Hill's producer asks him if he agrees that the Woman's Hour presenter should admit that the radio doctors are powerless to answer listener queries about chilblains doctors don't know what causes them either.

Did you know?

Although it has long been common knowledge that chilblains happen to some people in cold conditions, the reasons why only some people get them is still not really understood.

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