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City of Westminster 1962

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

Briscoe-Smith, J. H.

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28 tables in this report

  • Page 15
    Births Live Births (registered)-
  • Page 16
    Infant Mortality Analysis of Infant Deaths, 1962
    Cause of Death.1st week2nd week3rd week4th weekTotal under 4 weeks1-3 months4-6 months7-9 months10-12 monthsTotal under 1 year
  • Page 17
    Births, Infant Deaths and Mortality Kates
    Year.All Infants.Legitimate.Illegitimate.
    Total Births.Deaths.Mortality Rate.Births.Deaths.Mortality Kate.Births.Deaths.Mortality Rate.
  • Page 18
    Deaths, 1962 Causes of Death in the City at Different Periods of Life
    Years of Age
    Causes of DeathSexAll Ages0-1-5-15-25-45-65-75 +
  • Page 19
    Deaths, 1962—continued Causes of Death in the City at Different Periods of Life—continued Years of Age
    Causes of DeathSexAll Ages0-1-5-15-25-45-65-75+
  • Page 22
    Notifications of Infectious Disease
    DiseaseNotificationsRemoved to HospitalDiagnosis not ConfirmedDiagnosis Established
  • Page 26
    Specimens Submitted to the Public Health Laboratory
    Nature of SpecimenNumber ExaminedPositive Findings
  • Page 26
    Age PeriodsNew CasesDeaths
  • Page 27
    New cases
    Source of InformationPulmonaryN on-Pulmonary
  • Page 38
    Dwelling Houses
    Reasons for initial inspections:—Inspections
  • Page 38
    Notices Served
  • Page 47
    Inspection of Factories, Workplaces, Shops, Offices and Other Premises (other than food premises)
    Total Number of Visits
  • Page 48
    Notices served
    Factories PowerFactories, Non-powerWorkplaces, Offices, Shops, etc.Total
  • Page 48
    Nuisances, Defective and Unsatisfactory Conditions Found
    Factories PowerFactories Non-powerWorkplaces, Offices, Shops, etc.
  • Page 49
    Food and Drugs Act, 1955 Inspections of all types of food premises
  • Page 51
    Food Shops and Food Premises (Other than Catering Establishments)
  • Page 52
    Visits for the Purpose of Obtaining Samples and Inspecting Foodstuffs
    SamplingInspection of food
  • Page 58
    Food and Drugs Act, 1955—Section 8 The following table shows the amount of food surrendered as unfit for human consumption during the year:—
    Amount surrendered
  • Page 70
    The following table gives the degree of sulpliation 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.
  • Page 71
    The results obtained from the two sites are as follows:-
    MonthSO2 micrograms per cubic metre
    Monek StreetChurchill Gardens
  • Page 74
    Smoke Abatement—Results of Observations and Action Taken
  • Page 77
    Smoke Control Areas The following information should be read in conjunction with the map opposite:—
    AreaAcres (approx.)Map reference
  • Page 78
    Analysis of Legal Proceedings, 1962
  • Page 82
    Disinfection and Disinfestation
    RoomsArticlesArticles WashedBooks
  • Page 82
    Cleansing of Persons
    ScabiesHead LiceBody Lice
  • Page 85
    Part I of the Act 1. Inspections for purposes of provisions as to health (including inspections made by Public Health Inspectors).
    PremisesNumber on RegisterNumber of
    InspectionsWritten noticesOccupiers prosecuted
  • Page 86
    2. Cases in which Defects were found (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
  • Page 87
    Outwork (Sections 110 and 111)
    Nature of workSection 110Section111
    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