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 Leyton]
WEST HAM UNION WORKHOUSE, INFIRMARY, AND SCHOOLS.
|Births :—||There were 182 births—89 males and 73 femalrs—a total of 32 more than last year.|
|Deaths:—||There were 866 deaths.|
|Chief Causes of Death.||Total.|
|Tubercular Diseases other than Phthisis||14|
|Respiratory (Diseases of Organs)||125|
Cases of Infectious Disease occurring in the Union.
|Scarlet Fever||60 cases, of which 8 were imported.|
|Diphtheria||1 „ 0 „|
|Puerperal Fever||10 „ 10 „|
|Small Pox||4 ,, 0,,|
THE INFIRMARY, WHIPPS CROSS ROAD.
During this year there were—