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Fulham 1916

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1916

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Certification of the Causes of Death.
Of the deaths registered, 1,728 or 92 per cent. were
certified by registered medical practitioners, and the
remainder by coroners after inquest, no death being
Deaths in Public Institutions.
Fulham Infirmary and Workhouse.—This Institution
was taken over by the Military Authorities in
1915, and is now known as the Fulham Military
Western Fever Hospital.—In the Western Fever
Hospital there were 149 deaths, including 50 of residents
in Fulham.

Deaths Occurring Outside the Borough.—The deaths of residents in Fulham in public institutions and elsewhere outside the borough numbered 789, and occurred in the following institutions:—

St. George's Hospital43
West London „36
Other General Hospitals39
Victoria Hospital for Children36
Other Special Hospitals37
Fever Hospitals of Metropolitan Asylums Board4
Provincial Hospitals and Sanatoria10
Homes for Incurables14
Lunatic Asylums114
Poor Law Institutions409
Private Houses, Nursing Homes, etc.47