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City of Westminster 1964

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

Briscoe-Smith, J. H.

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38 tables in this report

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    Births Live Births (registered)—
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    Infant Mortality Analysis of Infant Deaths, 1964
    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
    All Infants.Legitimate.Illegitimate.
    YearTotal BirthsDeathsMortality RateBirthsDeathsMortality RateBirthsDeathsMortality Rate
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    Deaths 1964 Causes of Deaths in the City at different periods of life
    No.Cause of DeathSexTotal All AgesUnder 4 weeks4 weeks and under 1 yearAge in Years
    1-5-15-25-35-45-55-65-75 and over
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    No.Cause of DeathSexTotal All AgesUnder 4 weeks4 weeks and under 1 yearAge in Years
    1-5-15-25-35-45-55-65-75 and over
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    No.Cause of DeathSexTotal All AgesUnder 4 weeks4 weeks and under 1 yearAge in Years
    1-5-15-25-35-45-55-65-75 and over
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    Age PeriodsNew CasesDeaths
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    New cases
    Source of InformationPulmonaryNon-Pulmonary
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    Sanitary Circumstances Duties performed by the Public Health Inspectors The following statistics relate to the work of the public health inspectors during 1964:— Dwelling Houses Reasons for initial inspections:-
    I nspeclions
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    Included in the above totals are:—
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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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    Reasons for initial inspections:—
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    Types of premises inspected:—
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    Notices Served
    Factories PowerFactories, Non- powerWorkplaces, Offices, Shops, etc.Total
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    Nuisances, Defective and Unsatisfactory Conditions Found
    Factories PowerFactories Non-powerWorkplaces, Offices, Shops, etc.
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    Food and Drugs Act, 1955 Inspections of all types of food premises Reasons for initial inspections
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    2,798 reinspections were made following the above inspections. Catering Establishments At the end of the year, particulars of 3,007 catering establishments were in the register. Summary of inspections:—
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    Notices served
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    Nuisances, defective and unsatisfactory conditions found:—
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    Water Closets:—
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    Food Shops and Food Premises (Other than Catering Establishments) Types of businesses and summary of inspections:—
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    Nuisances and defective conditions found:—
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    Visits for the Purpose of Obtaining Samples and Inspecting Foodstuffs
    SamplingInspection of Food
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    The following table shows the amount of food surrendered as unfit for human consumption during the year:–
    Amount surrendered
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    Analysis of Legal Proceedings, 1964
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    Smoke Abatement—Complaints Received and Observations Made
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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.
    MonthS03 in milligrams per 100 sq. cms. per day
    MayfairPimlicoCharing Cross
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    The results obtained from the two sites are as follows:—
    MonthS02 micrograms per cubic metre
    Monck StreetChurchill Gardens
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    Disinfection and Disinfestation
    RoomsArticlesArticles WashedBooks
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    Cleansing of Persons
    ScabiesHead LiceBody Lice
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    During 1964, 284 bodies were received in the Mortuary on Coroner's Warrants, etc. One body was deposited to await burial.
    Number of Cases
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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 133 and 134)
    Nature of workSection 133Section 134
    No. 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