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]
Memo. 37/T (Revised).
Ministry of Health form T. 145.
Return relating to the work of the Dispensaries during the Year ending 31st December, 1939: —
|A.—Number of Definite Cases of Tuberculosis on the Dispensary Register at the beginning of the Year||693||331||68||52||62||50||92||57||755||381||160||109||1,405|
|B.—Number of New Cases diagnosed as Tuberculosis during the Year||152||53||13||8||14||11||11||6||166||64||24||14||268|
|Transfers in to Borough||21||15||—||—||—||2||4||2||21||17||4||2||44|
|C.—Number of Cases included in A and B written off the Dispensary Register during the Year as:—|
|(2) Dead (all causes)||88||25||1||5||4||1||—||2||92||26||1||7||126|
|(3) Removed to other areas||42||33||1||3||2||4||1||4||44||37||2||7||90|
|(4) For other reasons||6||1||—||2||1||2||1||7||2||2||1||12|
|D.—Number of Definite Cases of Tuberculosis on the Dispensary Register at the end of the Year||722||333||74||50||66||56||102||54||788||389||176||104||1,457|
|No. of Patients||No. of Attendances|
|Tuberculosis Officer's Clinic|
|Finsen Light treatment at the London Hospital|
|Gold injections at the London Chest Hospital|
Extra Nourishment.—456 grants were made to 151 persons, the
approximate cost being £410.