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[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for London County Council]
For full statistical information with regard to the patients in the special hospitals
tables I to XXIX on pages 119 to 148 should be consulted.
Condensed statistics of the patients treated in the special hospitals during the year 1934 are as follows :—
|Unit.||Remaining on 31st Dec. 1933 (a)||Admissions.||Live births.||Discharges.||Deaths.||Remaining on 31st Dec. 1934 (a)|
|tCarcinoma of the uterus North-Western—||4||27||_||30||1||_|
|Ophthalmia neonatorum-St. Margaret's—|
|Women accompanying their babies||7||149||_||147||_||9|
(a) Including patients on leave.
t Unit transferred to Lambeth hospital on 3rd March, 1934.
* „ „ „ St. John's „ ,, 24th May, 1934.
1.—INFECTIOUS HOSPITALS.—(A) FEVER HOSPITALS.
Condensed statistics of the patients in the infectious diseases hospitals for the ten years from 1925 to 1934 are as follows :—
|On books on 1st January.||4,521||5,108||4,740||5,792||5,068||6,430||4,229||4,148||4,495||6,205|
|Admitted during the year.||28,952||30,403||30,404||36,800||34,431||35,348||31,361||43,769||49,217||53,413|
|Discharged during the year.||27,304||29,735||28,432||36,237||31,843||36,481||30,710||42,060||46,598||53,462|
|Died during the year||1,061||1,036||920||1,287||1,223||1,067||732||1,362||909||1,484|
|Remaining on 31st December.||5,108||4,740||5,792||5,068||6,429||4,229||4,148||4,495||6,205||4,672|
|Lowest number under treatment at any time prior to the seasonal rise.||3,233 (5th Sept.)||3,273 (11th Sept.)||3,466 (27th Aug.)||3,357 (1st Sept.)||3,227 (31st Aug.)||3,265 (12th Sept.)||2,926 (11th Sept.)||3,195 (10th Sept.)||3,928 (2nd Sept.)||3,419 (1st Sept.)|
|Highest number under treatment at any time during the seasonal rise.||5,495f (24th Nov.)||5,033 (7th Dec.)||5,915 (29th Dec.)||5,201 (20th Nov.)||6,430 (30th Dec.)||4,442 (27th Nov.)||4,237 (8th Dec.)||4,745§ (22nd Nov.)||6,328* (4th Dec.)||4,740 (16th Dec.)|
* The number subsequently reached 7,621 on 4th April, 1934. The number subsequently
reached 5,589 on 2nd March, 1926. t The number subsequently reached 6,064 on 28th
February, 1928. § The number subsequently reached 6,204 on 5th April, 1933.