Free medical treatment will continue to be given where parents
cannot afford to pay.
During 1926 payments made in accordance with scale amounts
to £92 15s. 3d.
CLINICS.—The numbers of school children attending in 1926 were as follows:—
|Clinic.||No. of children seen.||Total No of attendances.|
|Minor Ailments Clinic.|
|No. of days clinic was open||302|
|Total No. of attendances||8085|
|Dailv average attendance||26.7|
|No. of cases treated||1070|!()
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In the absence of local hospital facilities, this clinic continues
to supply among school children an undoubted need within the
Three nurses on the staff of the Plaistow Maternity Charity
attend daily from 8.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. The work of the practitioner
is encroached upon as little as possible, although cases do
at times arise which must under certain circumstances be relieved
The faulty state of the premises and the interference of the
due efficiency of the work to some extent in consequence was derlt
with in last year's report.
Skin Diseases.—Most skin diseases fall within the
group of Minor Ailments, the following being under treatment during