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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There being 842 Finsbury births notified last year, it is seen
that over 73 per cent. of the births were conducted under the
hospital service of the three hospitals.

The analysis of the remaining Finsbury births in 1937 is as follows:—

Voluntary Hospitals:—In-patient.Out-patient.
University College Hospital3315
Royal Free Hospital1721
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital21
Queen Charlotte's Hospital6
Middlesex Hospital11
Charing Cross Hospital2
London Hospital2
St. George's Hospital2
Mothers' Hospital, Hackney3
L.C.C. Hospitals:—
St. Pancras Hospital25
St. Mary's Hospital, Islington15
St. Leonard's Hospital18
Archway Hospital2
Bethnal Green Hospital2
Hammersmith Hospital1
Lambeth Hospital1
Mile End Hospital1
New End Hospital1
Paddington Hospital1
St. Mary Abbot's Hospital2
Sheffield Street Hospital4
Private Nursing Homes5
Private Doctors' cases19
Private Midwives' cases14
Metropolitan District Nursing Association1

University College Hospital.—As will be seen from the
above 48 mothers were confined under the supervision of this
hospital; of these 33 were admitted to hospital, and 15 were cases
confined at home. The Borough Council pays to this hospital 5s. for