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 East Ham]
The number of tuberculous patients receiving in-patient treatment and the institutions concerned as on 30/6/48, are shewn below :—
|Hull After-Care Committee||1||—|
|King George V Sanatorium||1||—|
|London Chest Hospital||1||—|
|Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore||2||1|
|Royal Sea Bathing Hospital||8||—|
|St. Joseph's Hospice||2||—|
|St. Mary's, Broadstairs||—||15|
|Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children||—||1|
|St. Thomas's Hospital||1||—|
|Church Army Lads' Sanatorium||—||2|
|VVhipps Cross Hospital||2||—|
|Langdon Hills Sanatorium||—||1|
|North Middlesex Hospital||1||—|
|Harts Sanatorium ...||65||5|
(i) The water supply of the Borough in its several parts has
been satisfactory both in quality and quantity.
(ii) All houses in the area have water services laid on from the
Metropolitan Water Board's mains. No bacteriological
or chemical analyses were made by this Authority of the
raw water going into supply.
(iii) The water supply of this district from the Metropolitan
Water Board does not give rise to plumbo-solvent action.
(iv) There were no contamination areas.