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Barking 1937

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barking]

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HOSPITAL SERVICES, public or voluntary, within or without the District, which are used by the inhabitants of the Borough of Barking.

Name of Hospital.Situation.Purpose.Number of beds available.Other beds available.Total.Management.
Controlled by the Council of the Borough of Barking—Upney (Maternity) Hospital Barking (Isolation) HospitalUpney Lane, Barking, Essex Upney Lane, Barking, EssexMaternityIsolation of general infectious diseases (excluding smallpox)23One Isolation Cubicle24Borough of Barking
_108_108Borough of Barking
Not controlled by the Council of the Boroughof Barlnng—Brentwood Mental HospitalBrentwood, EssexMental82311681991Essex C.C. and Colchester B.C.
Brookfield Orthopaedic HospitalHale End, Woodford Green, Essex.Orthopaedic3030Essex County Council
City of London Maternity Hospital102, City Road, E.C.1Maternity7979Voluntary
East. Ham Memorial HospitalShrewsbury Road, E.7General Medical and General Surgical404020100Voluntary
Golden Square Throat, Nose and Ear HospitalGolden Square, Piccadilly Circus, W.1Ear, Nose and Throat ...37321220 Single Rooms (unassigned)101Voluntary
Guy's HospitalLondon Bridge, S.E.1General Medical and General Surgical, etc.2533035877 Private Beds (unassigned)691Voluntary
hospital for Sick ChildrenGreat Ormond Street, W.C.1General Medical and General Surgical and Isolation (Children only)241115 at the Country Branch Hospital, Tadworth Court, for continuation of treatment and for convalescence.356Voluntary
King George HospitalEastern Avenue, Ilford, EssexGeneral Medical and General Surgical668832Private block of 21 beds (unassigned)207Voluntary
London Chest HospitalVictoria Park, E.2Heart and Lung Diseases90928190Voluntary
London HospitalWhitechapel Road, E.lGeneral Medical and General Surgical3503928459 Beds (unassigned)885Voluntary
London Lock Hospital and Home283, Harrow Road, W.9Venereal Diseases491564Voluntary
London Skin Hospital40, Fitzroy Square, W.lSkin. (No in-patients)Voluntary
OIdchurch HospitalOldchurch Road, Romford, EssexGeneral Medical, General Surgical, Children, Maternity, Tuberculosis, Chronic Sick, Mental and Orthopaedic30033426034 Isolation and Observation Beds (unassigned)928Essex County Council
poplar Hospital for AccidentsEast India Dock Road, E.14General Medical and General Surgical5139266 Private Wards (unassigned)122Voluntary
Princess Elizabeth of York Hospital for ChildrenGlamis Road, Shadwell, E.lChildren13530 at Convalescent Home, Bognor Regis, for continuation of treatment and for convalescence.165Voluntary
Queen's Hospital for ChildrenHacknev Road, Bethnal Green, E.2Children316044 at Branch Hospital207Voluntary
Queen Mary's Hospital for the East EndStratford, E.15General Medical and Surgical, Children, Maternity5610963228Voluntary
Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital b (Moorfields Eye Hospital)City Road, E.C.1Ophthalmic998021200Voluntary
Royal National Orthopaedic HospitalBrockley Hill, Stanmore, MiddlesexOrthopaedic630284320Voluntary
Bartholomew's HospitalSmithfield, E.C.1General Medical and Surgical, Children, Maternity, etc., Ophthalmic, Orthopaedic, Ear, Nose and Throat, and Septic, etc.2953506015 beds (unassigned).720Voluntary
St. Mary's Hospital for Women and ChildrenUpper Road, Plaistow, E.13General Medical and General Surgical, Children, etc.343771Voluntary
Severalls Mental HospitalMile End, ColchesterMental85713092166Essex C.C. and Colehester B.C
Westminster HospitalBroad Sanctuary, Westminster, S.W.1General Medical and General Surgical, Maternity, Ear, Nose and Throat, etc.921292216 Single Rooms (unassigned)259Voluntary

In addition to the above Institutions, there are a number of Sanatoria to which tuberculous persons resident in Barking are admitted at the instance of the Essex County Council, under their scheme for the treatment of tuberculosis.