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East Ham 1945

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

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Assistance was given as follows:—

Sent to Convalescent Homes and Sanatoria142
Provided with surgical appliances ...16
Referred for visiting and advice ...3
Cases cancelled26
Awaiting treatment at end of 194517
Total204
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Number of home visits paid during the year-—860.
East Ham District Nursing Association
As a member of the Committee of the East Ham District
Nursing Association, 1 am personally conversant with the munificient
work of the Association. The number of visits paid by the
nursing staff gives some indication of the nursing care afforded
to residents in the Borough and the calls are still increasing.

Summary of cases, 1945:—

Bronchitis and Pneumonia54
Tuberculosis16
Cardiac56
Rheumatism, Arthritis, etc.52
Cerebral39
Diabetes60
Burns with scalds16
Other medical187
Various Surgical110
Cancer113
Senility88
Total791
Patients on books, 1/1/45115
New patients nursed during 1945676
Total701
Total number of visits during 1945—18,755.
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