London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Fulham 1927

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

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No. of Attendances:—


No. of Notification:-

No. of Sputa examined1776
No. of physical examinations3847
No. of Contacts examined479
No. of Home visits paid by Doctors592
No. of Home visits paid by Nurses5422
No. of Reports sent to Public Bodies727
No. of Reports sent to Doctors396
No. of Patients referred to Brompton4
For X-ray56
No. of Notified patients on Dispensary books on 31st December, 1927902
No. of Patients sent to Institutions or to the country in 1927249

Institutional Treatment arranged through the Dispensary.—The
authority responsible for the provision
of sanatorium treatment in London is the London
County Council, and patients whom the Tuberculosis
Officers consider it advisable to send away are referred
to the Medical Officer of Health, London County Council,
who makes the necessary arrangements with the different
sanatoria and hospitals for their admission. In the past
year the great majority of the cases that have been
sent forward have been accepted and on the whole the
scheme may be said to have run smoothly, but it must
be understood that it is only when the stage of disease