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East Ham 1943

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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LABORATORY FACILITIES.
The same facilities exist as detailed in previous reports
for the examination of specimens.
During 1943, 805 specimens were examined at the East Ham
Memorial Hospital, and 15 pathological examinations were
carried out by the Counties Public Health Laboratories.

The number of Diphtheria swabs examined at the Infectious Diseases Hospital and the Town Hall Annexe Laboratory, was as follows:-

Number.Positive.Negative.
Town Hall Annexe 76926743)
1,690911,599.
Infectious Diseases Hospital 92165856
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AMBULANCE . FACILITIES.
The two Town Ambulances which formerly operated from the
Fire Station, we re handed over to the A.K.P. Ambulance Section
on the outbreak of war and are now available at the Ambulance
Depot (Napier Road) Grangewood 3419.
Two Ambulances, in addition, are used for the removal of
infectious cases.

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE DOMICILIARY MEDICAL SERVICE.

Statistical Return for the Year ending 31,12.43.

Number of Attendances at Homes.Number of Attendances at Surgery.Total Number of Attendances.Number of Occasions Medicines Supplied Without Seeing Patients.
1,8206,4658,285418
Number of applications to Medical Officer of Health for Hospital Treatment.2
Number of requisitions received for attendance of Nurse.16
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