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Stepney 1938

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Stepney]

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(Leaflet of Information issued to local Post Offices in response to Circular 1643a of the
Ministry of Health.)
AMBULANCES—Accidents: To call a London County Council ambulance by phone in case
of accident, (a) where a dialling system is in operation—dial 999 and ask
the exchange simply for ambulance, or, (6) where no dialling system is in
use follow the directions given in the kiosk.
Other purposes : Application to be made to the London County Council,
County Hall, S.E.I. Tel.: Waterloo 3311.
BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES. The address and hours of attendance of the Registrars
are as follows:—
Births and Deaths.
Limehouse 532/4, Commercial Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
Road, E.l. Tuesday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m..
Mile End Old Town 100, Burdett Road, Monday to Saturday, 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
E.3. Monday and Thursday, 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Tuesday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
St. George's 242, Cable Street, Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
E.l. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 to 4.30 p.m.
Friday, 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Whitechapel 36a, Newark Street, Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
E.l. Tuesday and Thursday, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
Marriages.—The Superintendent of Births, Deaths and Marriages attends at the
Register Office, 25, East Arbour Street, on Monday to Friday from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
DENTAL CLINIC. A dental clinic for mothers, and children under school age attending the
infant welfare centres and for tuberculosis patients is held at 35, Stepney
Green, E. Applications to be made at the infant welfare centres or the
tuberculosis dispensaries.
DIPHTHERIA A clinic is held at 35, Stepney Green, E.1., every Friday at 2 p.m., where
IMMUNISATION. the necessary appointments can be made.
DISTRICT Enquiries to be made at the East London Nursing Society, 7, Stainsby
NURSING. Road, E.14. Telephone No.: East 2381.
HOSPITALS. Time table for outpatients at local voluntary hospitals is as follows:—
East End Maternity Hospital (STEpney Green 1536), 384398, Commercial Road, E.l
Obstetric (booking) Tu., Th., 912;
Mon. to Fri., 68.
Bearstead Memorial Hospital (BIShopsgate 1929), 24, Underwood Road, E.l.
Antenatal Mon., Th., 1012. *Infant Welfare Tu., Wed., 24.30.
Postnatal Alternate Wed., Teeth Mon., 10.3012.30
* For Children born in the Hospital District only.
London Jewish Hospital (STEpney Green 4251), Stepney Green, E.l.
Medical Mon. to Fri., 1. Children Tu., 1; Fri., 9.30.
Surgical Wed., 1; Fri., 9.30. Eye Tu., 8.45; Fri.,1.
Diseases of Women Tu., 9.30. Throat, Nose and Ear Mon., Wed., 8.30 a.m.
Obstetric Skin Th., 1.