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Fulham 1927

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1927

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adenoids and enlarged tonsils, dental treatment or eye
defects are sent to the School Treatment Centre at
Bagley's Lane.

Infant Welfare Clinics.

Number of consultations.First attendances of babies.Total attendances.Average attendances.
92, Greyhound Rd145455594341
170, Wandsworth bridge Road144323489134
Melmoth Hall, Eustace Road96372404442

In connection with these clinics the following are details of children who attended during the year for special treatment :—

At 92, Greyhound Road.
Number of children who attended for massage or treatment of minor ailments352
Number of attendances968
At The School Treatment Centre, 18, Bagley's Lane.
For operative treatment for enlarged tonsils and adenoids14
For dental treatment (children)30
For dental treatment (women)107
Total attendances of women for dental treatment394
(Of these 107 women, 38 were provided with dentures).
For visual defects:—
Number of mothers treated48

Supervision of Children of Pre-School Age.
The need for supervision of children between two
and five years of age has been emphasised by Sir George
Newman, the Chief Medical Officer of the Ministry of
Health. It is found by school doctors that over a