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Paddington 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Paddington, Metropolitan Borough of]

Oldershaw, H. Leslie

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22 tables in this report

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    VITAL STATISTICS—{cont.) Live and Still Births and Infant Deaths
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    DEATHS in the following table the deaths are classified according to the Abridged List of the International Manual of Causes of Death
    Causes of DeathSexAll Ages0—1—5—15—25—45—65—75—
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    Causes of DeathSexAll Ages0—1—5—15—25—45—65—75—
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    Tuberculosis.—The ward distribution of the cases of tuberculosis notified during 1961 is as follows:—
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    diphtheria immunisation
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    Dwelling houses inspected:—
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    MEDICINAL BATHS AND DISINFECTING STATION.—The figures below give a summary of the work done at the Medicinal Baths and by the Disinfecting and Disinfesting Operatives.
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    OffenceResult of Hearing
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    Legal Proceedings—(contd.)
    OffenceResult of Hearing
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    CONTRIBUTIONS TO ORGANISATIONS.—Among the Organisations to which the Council make grants the following are closely associated with the work of the Public Health Department :—
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    Registrations.—The following registrations were in force at the end of the year under the Milk and Dairies Regulations or the Food and Drugs Act.
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    Food shops.—Following are the details of the food shops in the Borough at the end of the year:—
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    RODENT CONTROL.—The following table gives details of the work carried out under the Prevention of Damage by Pests Act, 1949, during the year:—
    Dwelling HousesAll other propertyTotal
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    CLEAN AIR ACT, 1956 Measurement of atmospheric pollution.—The results obtained from the recording apparatus at the Welfare Centre, 283a, Harrow Road, during 1961 are given below.
    MonthRainfall in mms.Insoluble deposits in tons per square mileSoluble deposits in tons per square mileS.O3 in mgs. per day per 100 square cms.
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    The following results were obtained during 1961 from the recording apparatus at the Public Health Department offices at 15, Park Place Villas:—
    MonthSmoke Microgrammes per cu. m.SO2 Microgrammes per cu. m.
    Average valueHighest valueLowest valueAverage valueHighest valueLowest value
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    Chemical ExaminationHamptonAshford CommonBarn Elms
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    RENT ACT, 1957.—Below is a table showing details of the applications during 1961 for certificates of disrepair under this Act together with the action taken thereon.
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    Applications for cancellation of certificates—
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    A summary of the samples analysed during the year is given below:—
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    1. Inspections for purposes of provisions as to health (including inspections made by Public Health Inspectors).
    Premises (1)Number on Register (2)Number of
    Inspections (3)Written notices (4)Occupiers prosecuted (5)
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    2. Cases in which defects were found.
    Particulars (1)Number of cases in which defects were foundNumber of cases in which prosecutions were instituted (6)
    Found (2)Remedied (3)Referred
    To H.M. Inspector (4)By H.M. Inspector (5)
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    Part VIII of the Act Outwork (Sections 110 and 111)
    Nature of WorkSection 110Section 111
    No. of outworkers in August list required by Section 110 (1) (c)No. of cases of default in sending lists to the CouncilNo. of prosecutions for failure to supply listsNo. of instances of work in unwholesome premisesNotices servedProsecutions