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Lewisham 1929

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

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Voluntary Infant Welfare Centres.
The Voluntary Infant Welfare Centres in the Borough are
set out below. The services of a doctor is provided by the
Council at each of these Centres (with the exception of the
Sydenham Centre), and the Health Visitor for the district is
also in attendance. In the case of the Sydenham Centre a
contribution is made by the Council in respect of the services
of the medical consultant.
No. of Sessions
Name of Centre and where held. Weekly.
Bellingham Infant Welfare Centre,
Congregational Hall, Bellingham Green 1
Catford School for Mothers,
Wesleyan Hall, Rushey Green 2
Downham Infant Welfare Centre,
St. Barnabas' Hall, Downham Way 1
Forest Hill School for Mothers,
Wesleyan Hall, Brockley Rise 1
Grove Park Infant Welfare Centre,
Wesleyan Hall, Grove Park 1
Hither Green Mothers' and Babies' Welcome,
Wesleyan Hall, Hither Green 1
Blackheath and Lee School for Mothers,
St. Margaret's Hall, Old Road, Lee 1
St. Mary's School for Mothers,
Parish Hall, Ladywell Road 1
Sydenham Infant Welfare Centre,
5 7, Adamsrill Road 2
Municipal Maternity Home.
The Council's Maternity Home is situated at 41, Rushey
Green, Catford, and was opened in June, 1918. It contains
accommodation for 17 patients, which permits an average
admission of 26 patients each month.