London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Acton 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Acton]

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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)39710407
Other Defect or Disease of the Eyes (excluding those recorded in Group I.)1616
Number of children for whom spectacles were—
(a) Prescribed26210272
(b) Obtained26210272

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.