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Camberwell 1962

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Camberwell.

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Vermin and Scabies ATTENDANCES AT CLEANSING STATION

VerminScabies
MaleFemaleTotalMaleFemaleTotal
Adults37104726834
Children187088104757
Total5580135365591
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Disinfection RETURN OF WORK CARRIED OUT BY DISINFECTING STAFF

Notified Infectious DiseasesOther DiseasesMiscellaneousVerminTotal all Cases
Rooms disinfected221345674754
Lots of bedding disinfected2743651118
Total visits29163,1263833,554
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Number of articles disinfected by steam1 ,695
Number of articles disinfected by formalin 895
Number of books disinfected 21
Number of towels washed 5,828
Number of soiled articles washed 12,224
Number of overalls washed 129
Number of covering sheets washed 97
Beds and mattresses destroyed 128
Miscellaneous articles destroyed 343
Weight of:-
tons
cwt.
qtrs.
lbs.
Unsound foods destroyed
29
8
3

Unsound foods destroyed for Lambeth B.C.
15
16
0
16
Furniture and effects destroyed
63
19
0
0
Official documents
18
4
1
18
Dead animals destroyed
-
9
2
0
Hospital dressings etc. destroyed
-
8
3
0
Hospital bedding etc. disinfected
-
7
0
0
Total
128
13
2
12¾


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