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Holborn 1928

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

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Work at Centres 98
10, John Street 98
Short's Gardens 98
Ante-natal Hygiene 99
Poet-natal Consultations 100
Maternal and Infant Consultations 101
Breast Massage 102
Diarrhoea 102
Still-Births 102
Illegitimate Births 102
Dental Treatment 102
Assistance with Denture 103
Supply of Milk and Food for Mothers and Infants 103
Home Help 104
Convalescent Home Treatment 104
Saffron Hill Maternity and Child Welfare Centre 105
Poet Office Co-operation 105
Summer Outing 105
Deaths of Children, One to Five Years 105
Deaths of Infants under One Year 106
Infectious Diseases among Mothers and Children 107
Puerperal Fever and Pyrexia 107
Ophthalmia Neonatorum 109
Whooping Cough 111
Measles 112
Measles, Control in Schools 112
German Measles 113
Epidemic Diarrhœa 113
Nursing Arrangements 113
Health and Baby Week 114
Minor Ailments Clinic 115
Medical Inspection and Treatment of School Children 115
Deaths of Children, 5-15 Years 118
Sanitary Administration 118
Mortuary 118
Inquests 118
Removal of Aged Persons 119
Rent and Mortgage Interest Restriction Acts 119
Nuisances—Notified by Relieving Officers 119
Dogs—Nuisance from—By-laws 119
Old Buildings—Demolition of 119
Nuisance from Pigeons 120
Children's Country Holiday Fund 121
Other Propaganda 121
Noise 122
APPENDIX.
Table I. Vital Statistics, 1928, and ten previous years 123
Table II. Causes of and Ages at Death, 1928 124
Table,III. Infectious Diseases Notified during 1928 125
Table IV. Infectious Diseases in Holborn during 1928 and ton previous years 126
Table V. Information required by L.C.C. 127
Table VI. Factories, Workshops, &c. 128
(1) Inspections 128
(2) Defects found 128
(3) Home Work 129
(4) Registered Workshops 130
(5) Other Matters 130
Table VII. Meteorology of London, 1928 131
Table VIII. Sunlight (Ultra-Violet Rays), 1928 131
Table IX. Legal Proceedings 133


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