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

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Acton 1939

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Acton]

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(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)2242226
Other defect or disease of the eyes (excluding those recorded in Group I)66
No. of Children for whom spectacles were—
(a) Prescribed1382140
(6) Obtained1362138

Group III.— Treatment of Defects of Nose and Throat. Number of Defects.

Received Operative TreatmemReceived other forms of TreatmentTotal Number Treated
Under the Authority's scheme, in Clinic or HospitalBy Private Practitioner or Hospital, apart from the Authority's SchemeTotal

(1)—Tonsils only. (2)—Adenoids only. (3)—Tonsils and adenoids.
(4)—Other defects of the nose and throat.