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 Acton]
Group II.— Defective Vision and Squint (excluding Minor Eye Defects treated as Minor Ailments—Group I.)
|Defect or Disease. (1)||No. of Defects dealt with.|
|Under the Authority's Scheme (2)||Otherwise (3)||Total. (4)|
|Errors of Refraction (including Squint)||397||10||407|
|Other Defect or Disease of the Eyes (excluding those recorded in Group I.)||16||—||16|
|Number of children for whom spectacles were—|
Gboup III.— Treatment of Defects of Nose and Throat. Number of Defects.
|Received Operative Treatment.||Received other forms of Treatment (4)||Total number treated (5)|
|Under the Authority's Scheme, in Clinic or Hospital (1)||By Private Practitioner or Hospital, apart from the Authority's Scheme (2)||Total (3)|
(1)—Tonsils only. (2)—Adenoids only. (3)—Tonsils and Adenoids.
(4)—Other defects of the Nose and Throat.