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[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for London County Council]
LONDON AMBULANCE SERVICE.
The following tables show, in the case of the accident section, the work carried out during
the year ended 31st March in respect of the years 1930-31 and 1931-32, and during the year
ended 31st December in respect of the years 1932, 1933 and 1934. In the case of the
general section the year ends on 31st December.
|Station.||1930-31.||Number of calls.|
|Elephant and Castle||5,311||4,738||4,403||4,614||4,896|
|†Fulham and Western||3,533||3,708||3,322||2.994||3,082|
|||South-Western (opened 13.10.30)||633‡||1,836 ‡||2,923||3,149||3,249|
|11§||45 §||70 §||104 §||116§|
* North Kensington station was placed in commission on 1st September, 1932.
† Fulham station closed 19th January, 1931, and ambulance transferred to Western station.
‡ The ambulance at this station was, up to 17th December, 1931, used for removals to other areas.
§ These figures include cases removed by ambulances when passing scene of accident.
|| Streatham station was placed in commission on 17th December, 1931, when Brixton station was
closed and the South-Western station became a single station instead of a subsidiary station.