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Finsbury 1937

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

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examination of patients and contacts at work. Moreover, doctors
are at times hesitant about referring cases for an opinion when
they realise that this will involve the patients being sent elsewhere
for X-Ray examination. It further means that it is impossible to
undertake pneumothorax work in the Dispensary.
Hospitals and Sanatoria.
Hospital and Sanatorium treatment is provided by the London
County Council at their several institutions for patients recommended
for this by the Tuberculosis Officer.
During 1937, 218 patients received treatment in one or more
institutions of whom 70 remained in hospital on 31st December.

* These persons were treated in the following institutions:—

1. Special Hospitals:—3. Children's Sanatoria:—
Brompton Hospital15Children's San., Holt1
City of London Hospital, Vic-toria Park1Heath End San., Farnham1
High Wood Hospl., Brentwood19
St. George's Home, Chelsea5Millfield San., Rustington7
2. Sanatoria:—4. Colonies:—
Brompton Hosp. San.1Burrow Hill Colony, Fnmley...2
Paoworth Village Settlement ...3
Colindale Hospital13Preston Hall, Maidstone5
Darvell Hall San., Robertsbridge15. General Hospitals :—
Douglas House, Bournemouth4
East Anglian San.10Archway, Highgate58
Fairlight San., Hastings1Bethnal Green2
Grosvenor San., Ashford3Highgate6
Grove Park Hospl., Lewisham22Lambeth1
Hawkmoor San., Lustleigh1Lewisham1
Mile EndI
Hawthorndene San., I.O.W.3Paddington1
Holy Cross San., Haslemere3St. Alphege's, Greenwich1
Ipswich San.2St. Andrews, Bow1
St. Charles. Ladbroke Grove5
K. Geo. V San., Godalming8St. George-in-the-East2
Liverpool San., Frosham5St. James, Balham1
National San., Benenden3St. Joseph's Hospice, Hoxton1
St. Leonard's, Shoreditch6
National San., Ventnor1St. Luke's, Chelsea:s
Northern Hosp., Winchmore Hill7St. Mary Abbot's, Kensington3
Old Manor Ho., Broadstairs1St. Olave's, Bermondsey1
Pinewood San., Wokingham7St. Stephen's, Fulham4
S. Barnabas Home, Torquay16. Surgical Tuberculosis Hospitals:
St. Luke's Home, Torquay1Heatherwood Hospl., Ascot4
St. Michael's Home, Hayle2Queen Mary's Hospl., Carshalton16
S. Michael's Home, Axbridge3Roy. Nat. Orthopaedic Hospl., Stanmore1
Tait Convalescent Home, Broad-stairs1St. Luke's Hospl., Lowestoft6
St. Nicholas Hosp., Pyrfordl
Tehidy San., near Camborne1St. Vincent's, Eastcotel