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 Stepney]
(b) Total number of expectant mothers ante-
natally examined and of cases post-natally
examined during the year, under arrangements
made by the Council with private medical
practitioners, excluding cases included under
5 (a) (iv) nil nil
(c) Percentage of total notified births (live and
still) represented by the total numbers of
women shown under 5 (a) (iv) and 5 (b) - -
* Figures in 5 (a) (iv) include women not residing in Stepney.
6.—Supply of Milk and Food.
|Terms of Supply.||Milk.||Meals supplied at Dining Centres.||Other Food.|
|Expectant mothers.||Nursing mothers.||Children under 5 years of age.||Expectant mothers.||Nursing mothers.||Children under 5 years of age.||Expectant mothers.||Nursing mothers.||Children under 5 years of age.|
|Free, or at less than cost price, in necessitous cases.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|At cost price in other cases (e.g., sale of dried milk at Centres)||Yes||Yes||Yes||No.||No.||No.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
(b) Total quantity of milk supplied during the year to expectant and
nursing mothers and young children:-
(i) By the Council: Dried milk 9,557½ packets. Liquid milk
(ii) By Voluntary Associations operating in the area of the Council:
(Supplied through the Borough Council's scheme (i) above).
7.—Maternity Homes and Hospitals.
|Separate maternity institutions provided by the Council||Other institutions with maternity wards provided by the Council.||Institutions provided by Voluntary Associations and subsidised by the Council.|
|Number of Institutions||nil||nil||The Council make a grant of |
|Number of maternity beds (exclusive of isola tion and labour beds)||nil||nil||1|
|Total number of ( women admitted to these beds during the year||nil||nil||24|
|Number of beds (included in the figures above) allocated to. and reserved for, expectant mothers in need of hospital treatment||nil||nil||-|
|Total number of women admitted to these beds during the year.||-||-||-|
Number of women (if any) sent by the Council during the year to other
Maternity Institutions nil