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City of Westminster 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Westminster, City of]

Briscoe-Smith, J. H.

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    Infant Mortality Analysis of Infant Deaths, 1960
    Cause of Death1st week2nd week3rd week4th weekTotal under 4 weeks1-3 months4-6 months7-9 months10-12 monthsTotal under 1 year
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    Births, Infant Deaths and Mortality Rates
    Year.All Infants.Legitimate.Illegitimate.
    Total Births.Deaths.Mortality Rate.BirthsDeaths.Mortality Rate.Births.Deaths.Mortality Rate.
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    Deaths, 1960 Causes of Death in the City at Different Periods of Life
    Causes of DeathYears of Age.
    Sex.All Ages.0-1-5-15-25-45-65-75+
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    Deaths, 1960—continued Causes of Death in the City at Different Periods of Life—continued
    Causes of DeathYears of Age
    SexAll Ages0-1-5-15-25-45-65-75+
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    Infectious Diseases The undermentioned conditions are compulsorily notifiable in Westminster:—
    DiseaseAuthority for Notification
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    DiseaseAuthority for Notification
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    Notifications of Infectious Disease
    DiseaseNotificationsRemoved to HospitalDiagnosis not ConfirmedDiagnosis Established
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    Specimens Submitted to the Public Health Laboratory
    Nature of SpecimenNumber ExaminedPositive Findings
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    Age PeriodsNew CasesDeaths
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    New cases
    Source of InformationPulmonaryNon-Pulmonary
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    Dwelling Houses
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    5,811 re-inspections were made following the above inspections.
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    Nuisances, defective and unsatisfactory conditions found:—
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    Housing Statistics
    1. Inspection of Dwelling-houses during the year
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    3. Action under Statutory Powers during the year.
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    4. Parts of buildings unfit for human habitation.
    A.—Formal action in respect of parts of buildings unfit for human habitation.
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    Inspection of Factories, Workplaces, Shops, Offices and Other Premises (other than food premises)
    Total Number of Visits
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    4,342 re-inspections were made following the above inspections.
    Types of premises inspected:—
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    Notices Served
    Factories PowerFactories, Non-powerWork places, Offices, Shops, etc.Total
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    Nuisances, Defective and Unsatisfactory Conditions Found
    Factories PowerFactories NonpowerWork places, Offices, Shops, etc.
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    Food and Drugs Act, 1955 Inspections of all types of Food Premises
    Analysis of Inspections:—
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    At the end of the year, particulars of 3,145 catering establishments were in the register.
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    Notices served
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    ypes 01 businesses and summary ol inspections:—
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    Notices Served
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    The following licences authorising the sale of designated milks were issued during 1960:—
    Dealers' LicencesDealers' Supplementary Licences
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    At the 31st December 1960, the following were entered in the City Council's Register of Dairies and Distributors of Milk:—
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    The following table shews the amount of food surrendered as unfit for human consumption during the year:—
    Amount surrendered
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    Prevention of Damage by Pests Act, 1949 Rats and Mice Repression
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    Rodents destroyed
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    Noise Nuisance
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    The following table gives the degree of sulphation expressed in empirical units, viz., milligrams of sulphur trioxide per day per 100 square centimetres of standard lead peroxide exposed in the standard apparatus.
    Month.SO3 in milligrams per 100 sq. cms. per day.
    Mayfair.Pimlico.Charing Cross.
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    The results obtained from the two sites are as follows:—
    MonthS02 parts per million Daily Average
    Monck StreetChurchill Gardens
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    Smoke Abatement—Results of Observations and Action Taken
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    The following information should be read in conjunction with the map on the opposite page.
    Green on map:AreaAcres (approx.)Map reference
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    Analysis of Legal Proceedings
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    Disinfection and Disinfestation
    RoomsArticlesArticles WashedBooks
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    Cleansing of Persons
    ScabiesHead LiceBody Lice
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    During the year 41 burials were undertaken by the City Council in its Cemetery at Hanwell. The requests for the burials were received from the following sources:—
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    Causes of death in the foregoing were as under:—
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    1. Inspections for purposes of provisions as to health (including inspections made by Public Health Inspectors).
    PremisesNumber on RegisterNumber of
    InspectionsWritten noticesOccupiers prosecuted
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    (If defects are discovered at the premises on two, three or more separate occasions they should be reckoned as two, three or more " cases ")
    ParticularsNumber of cases in which defects were foundNumber of cases in which prosecutions were instituted
    To H.M. InspectorBy H.M. Inspector
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    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 servedProsecu tions