Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Finsbury Borough]
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 Registrars||2,095|
|No. of Finsbury Births received from the Registrars||536|
|No. of Certificates of Vaccination received||872|
|No. of Deaths before Vaccination||85|
|Postponements by Medical Certificate||44|
|Certificates of Exemption granted after Declaration||£52|
|No. of Certificates of Insusceptibility||4|
|Notices to other Vaccination Officers||1,559|
|Addresses not traced||67|
|Finsbury Babies not vaccinated within the Statutory period of four months||49|
|No. of personal visits made during the year||632|