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Paddington 1962

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

Oldershaw, H. Leslie

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33 tables in this report

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    Live and Still Births and Infant Deaths VITAL STATISTICS—(cont.)
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    Summary of Vital Statistics VITAL STATISTICS—(cont.)
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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 1962 is as follows:—
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    Diphtheria Immunisation
    Primary coursesReinforcing injections
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    Whooping Cough Immunisation
    Primary coursesReinforcing injections
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    Poliomyelitis Vaccination
    Primary coursesThird injectionFourth injection
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    Oral Primary courses
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    Dwelling houses inspected:—
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    OffenceResult of Hearing
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    Legal Proceedings—(contd.)
    OffenceResult of Hearing
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    Legal Proceedings—(contd.)
    OffenceResult of Hearing
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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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    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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    Measurement of atmospheric pollution.—The results obtained from the recording apparatus at the Welfare Centre, 283a, Harrow Road, during 1962 are given below.
    MonthRainfall in mms.Insoluble deposits in tons per square mileSoluble deposits in tons per square mileS.O. in mgs. per day per 100 square cms.
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    The following results were obtained during 1962 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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    The following figures for 1962 are submitted:—
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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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    Bacteriological examinations.—Twenty-four ice cream samples were graded as follows:—
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    Milk Licences.—The following Dealers' (Pre-packed Milk) Licences were in force 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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    The water is derived from the River Thames, stored in the Board's reservoirs in the Thames Valley and filtered and chlorinated at the Board's works at Hampton and Ashford Common.
    Chemical ExaminationHamptonAshford Common
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    The above figures are given as milligrammes per litre unless otherwise stated. Bacteriological Results (after treatment)
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    HOUSING Housing Act, 1957—Overcrowding
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    Houses Unfit for Human Habitation
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    RENT ACT, 1957.—Below is a table showing details of the applications during 1962 for certificates of disrepair under this Act together with the action taken thereon.
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    A summary of the samples analysed during the year is given below:—
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    Prescribed Particulars on the Administration of the Factories Act, 1961 Part I of the Act 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.
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    Part VIII of the Act Outwork (Sections 133 and 134)
    Nature of WorkNo. of outworkers in August list required by Section 133(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