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

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Finsbury 1937

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

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Public Health Committee, 1937-38 3
Maternity and Child Welfare Committee, 1937-38 3
Introduction 5
Staff of the Department 8
Section A—Statistics and Social Conditions of the Area 10
Section B—General Provision of Public Health Services 23
Section C—Sanitary Circumstances of the Area 81
Section D—Housing 107
Section E—Inspection and Supervision of Food and Drugs 113
Section F—Prevalence and Control over Infectious and other
Diseases 148


Statistical Summary10Maternal Mortality66
Public Assistance12Medical Inspection—School Children74-76
Population14Summary of Work — Sanitary Inspectors81-83
Births and Birth Hates15, 16
Deaths and Death Rates18-21Factories and Workshops85-88
Comparative Table22Canal Boats94
Maternity and Child Welfare28 et seq.Cleansing of Persons101
Nursing Services34Housing107-112
Foster Mothers41Food Seized and Surrendered118, 119
Bacteriological Examination of Milk for Grants50Registered Food Premises144
Food Sampling144-146
Voluntary Centres51-55Notifiable Diseases148, 149
Infant Mortality56, 57, 59-61Diphtheria153
Midwifery Scheme61, 62Cancer163
Home Helps. ... 65Tuberculosis164 et seq.

For detailed Index see page 4.