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Hornsey 1928

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hornsey, Borough of]

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X-ray treatment of mothers.—An arrangement was made,
with the approval of the Ministry of Health, for the X-ray
examination of expectant mothers at University College Hospital
at a fee of 12s. 6d. each.
Five mothers have been so examined during the year.
Middlesex Central Consultation Ante-natal Clinic.—The
County Council of Middlesex have established an Ante-natal
Clinic, which is attended by Dr. J. S. Fairbairn, Obstetric
Physician at St. Thomas' Hospital, for cases of special difficulty,
and have offered the Council the services of the clinic at a fixed
charge of 15s. per attendance per patient. The offer was
accepted by the Council, but no cases were referred to this clinic
during the year.
Staff.—Miss Ross, Health Visitor at Brook Road Centre, was
transferred to Coldfnll School as School Nurse on the opening of
the new school on 10th September, and Miss Gwenneth Lewis
was appointed, as from 24th September, to fill the vacancy of
Health Visitor at Brook Road Centre.


The following is a summary of the work carried out by Mr. F. G. Buxton, M.R.C.V.S., the Veterinary Inspector, during the year:—

Licences issued under Diseases of Animals Acts3
Inspections under ditto (Pigs)236
Swine Fever Order, 1908—Visits to 21 pigs in quarantine9
Parasitic Mange Order—Reporting on horse suffering with parasitic mange4
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