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.— D efective V ision and S quint (excluding Minor Eye Defec ts treated as Minor Ailments—Group I).
|Defect or Disease. (1)||No. of defects deah with.|
|Under the Authority's Scheme (2)||Otherwise (3)||Total (4)|
|errors of Refraction (including squint)||224||2||226|
|Other defect or disease of the eyes (excluding those recorded in Group I)||6||—||6|
|No. of Children for whom spectacles were—|
Group III.— Treatment of Defects of Nose and Throat. Number of Defects.
|Received Operative Treatmem||Received other forms of Treatment||Total Number Treated|
|Under the Authority's scheme, in Clinic or Hospital||By Private Practitioner or Hospital, apart from the Authority's Scheme||Total|
(1)—Tonsils only. (2)—Adenoids only. (3)—Tonsils and adenoids.
(4)—Other defects of the nose and throat.