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St Pancras 1910

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St. Pancras, London, Borough of]

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The Board replied on the 15th December, 1910, that the provisions of Section
75 of the Public Health (London) Act, 1891, would empower a Sanitary
Authority to provide an out-patient hospital or dispensary at which any
inhabitant of the district suffering from tuberculosis could be received for
medical treatment and advice.
Provision of Dispensaries for Tuberculosis in London.
Borough. Action taken.
Battersea Movement started for establishing dispensary.
Kensington Dispensary (voluntary). No contributions by
Lambeth Dispensary just established. Private funds. No
contributions by Council.
Stepney Movement started to establish dispensary which
will be supported by voluntary contributions
by members outside the Council.
Paddington Dispensary established and supported by voluntary
St. Marylebone Dispensary being established in Borough to be
supported by voluntary contributions.
St. Pancras Dispensary supported by voluntary contributions,
commenced to examine contacts at the beginning:
of 1969.
Woolwich No dispensary in Borough. Council maintains seven
beds at a Sanatorium.
City of Westminster No dispensary in Borough. Westminster Health
Society supported by voluntary contributions
have four beds at a Sanatorium.
Bermondsey No provision.
Bethnal Green
Camberwell ,,
Chelsea ,,
Deptford ,,
Finsbury „
Fulham „
Greenwich ,,
Hackney ,,
Hampstead ,,
Hammersmith „
Holborn „
Islington ,,
Lewisham ,,
Poplar ,,
Shoreditch ,,
Southwark ,,
Stoke Newington ,,
Wandsworth ,,
The distribution of Consumption.
An effort has been made to ascertain the distribution of Consumption
through a series of years in St. Pancras by means of the death-rates from
phthisis in the Registration Sub-Districts in relation to Census overcrowding