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Chelsea 1960

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1960

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CHELSEA TUBERCULOSIS DISPENSARY. BROMPTGN HOSPITAL. S.W.3.

1957195819591960
Population served by Dispensary50,60050,19049,52049,140
Number of notified cases in Borough at end of year441431411361
Number of these who at present do not attend Dispensary969692185
Total attendances during year1,5941,4531,5261,278
Total new patients seen190168164180
Number of these who were contacts91807292
Number of contacts found to be tuberculous2-4-
Number of cases newly notified to Medical Officer of Health (i.e. excluding inward transfers)51523929
Number of cases diagnosed as tuberculous (for the first time) at the Dispensary2026255
Number of X-rays1,2501,1401,041925
Number of Patients who received "Special treatment" at home during the year642
Number of Patients given B.C.G.80757988
Number of home visits by medical staff2513
Number of visits paid by Dispensary Nurse1,7981,6271,6131,250
Number of Clinic Sessions per week2222
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