Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for London County Council]
|Name of hospital.||Where situated.||Date of opening.||Acreage (approx.)||Accommodation (31st December, 1934).||Medical superintendent.||Matron.||Steward.|
|Number of beds in special wards (isolation, separation, discharge etc.).||Number of beds in ordinary wards.||Total number of beds.|
|Goldie Leigh hospital (ringworm and other skin diseases).||Abbey Wood, S.E.2||1st November, 1914||32||—||248||248||J. M. H. MacLeod, m.a., m.d., f.r.c.p. (consulting physician for skin diseases).||Miss A. B.Russell, a.r.r.c.||W. Cadman.|
|White Oak hospital (ophthalmia and interstitial keratitis).||Swanley, Kent.||20th March, 1903||49||-||364||364||M. S. Mayou, f.r.c.s. (ophthalmic surgeon)(g)||Miss E. M. Kennett.||H. Cloake.|
|Wharf and Pier South wharf||Trinity-street, Rother-hithe, S.E.16.||Purchased December, 1883.||2¼||—||24||24||A. f. Cameron, m.a., m.d., c.m., d.p.h.||Miss C. A. Morris, a.r.r.c.||-|
(a) Closed temporarily from August, 1923, to 4th November, 1925. (b) The number of beds given includes 100 beds for tuberculosis and 274 beds for persons suffering:
from the after effects of encephalitis lethargica. (c) When not in use for fever cases 250 beds are available for convalescent children. (d) Including 40 beds on ward
balconies available for use during the creator part of the year. (c) Includes 206 beds allocated to the treatment of rheumatic diseases. (f) See note (b).
(g) Mr. Mayou died on 20th July, 1934, and temporary arrangements only were made for the remainder of the year.