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Dagenham 1957

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Dagenham]

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CHIROPODY SERVICE
Two full-time and one part-time chiropodists are employed. The part-time
chiropodist works four sessions per week.

Clinics are held at Ford Road and Ashton Gardens, Chadwell Heath, as follows:—

Ford RoadAshton Gardens Chadwell Heath
Monday2.0 p.m.—5.0 p.m.
5.30 p.m.—8.30 p.m.
Tuesday9.0 a.m.—1.0 p.m.9.0 a.m.—1.0 p.m.
2.0 p.m.—5.0 p.m.2.0 p.m.—5.0 p.m.
Wednesday10.0 a.m.—1.0 p.m.
2.0 p.m.—5.0 p.m.
5.30 p.m.—8.30 p.m.
Thursday9.0 a.m.—1.0 p.m.
2.0 p.m.—5.0 p.m.
Friday9.0 a.m.—1.0 p.m.
2.0 p.m.—5.0 p.m.
5.30 p.m.—7.30 p.m.
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A nominal charge of 2/6d. is made for each attendance, necessitous cases and
school children are treated free.

The following table indicates the work done during the year:—

Children under 15 years of ageAdult MalesAdult Females
New cases treated during the year168128379
Total attendances8032,0676,595
Cases still being treated at end of year60243652
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