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Finsbury 1937

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Finsbury Borough]

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Last year no cases of smallpox were notified in the Borough.
The London County Council maintain a panel of experts who
are gratuitously available for consultation in doubtful or suspected
Vaccination.—The Public Vaccinators and their times of
attendance are given below:—
No. 1.—Dr. R. K. Dadachanji, 389, City Road, E.C.I.
Hours : 9.15 a.m. to 11.15 a.m. daily ; 6.30 p.m. to
8 p.m. (Except Thursday evenings and Sundays.)
No. 2.—Dr. Susan A. Finch, 12, Lloyd Street, W.C.I. Hours:
9.39 a.m. to 11 a.m. daily; 5.30 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Except
Thursday evenings and Sundays.)
No. 3.—Dr. B. McKeown, 78, Myddelton Street, E.C.I. Hours:
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ; 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Except Thursday
evenings and Sundays.)
No. 4.—Dr. R. E. Batson, 89, Goswell Road, E.C.I. Hours:
12 noon to 1.30 p.m. daily; 5 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. daily.
(Except Saturday evenings.)
(Ordinarily, Public Vaccinators do not vaccinate on Sunday.)
The Vaccination Officer is Mr. P. Capps, attached to the
Public Health Department. He is available for interviews with
parents on Mondays to Fridays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturdays,
11 a.m. to 12 noon.

Proceedings under the Vaccination Acts, 1867 to 1898 for 1936.

No. of Births received from the Registrars2,095
No. of Finsbury Births received from the Registrars536
No. of Certificates of Vaccination received872
No. of Deaths before Vaccination85
Postponements by Medical Certificate44
Certificates of Exemption granted after Declaration£52
No. of Certificates of Insusceptibility4
Non-resident Cases—
Notices to other Vaccination Officers1,559
Addresses not traced67
Finsbury Babies not vaccinated within the Statutory period of four months49
No. of personal visits made during the year632