London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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East Ham 1948

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

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Eleven eases were found to he subject to be dealt with under
the provisions of Section 57 of the Act:—
Recommended for report to the Mental Health Committee
under the provisions of :
Section 57 (3) 8
Section 57 (5) 3


Summary of Defects treated at School Health Clinics.

Skin :

Other Diseases499
Eye Disease97
Ear Defects108
Other Defects246

Total attendances at School Health Clinics 14,533
NOTE:-Defects treated (see Table 38) refer to cases treated
" under the Authority's scheme and otherwise."
Aural Clinic.
Mr. R. M. Savege, F.R.C.S., M.B.,, D.L.O., who is
approved by the Minister under the provisions of Regulation 53 (c)
for the treatment of diseases of the ears, nose and throat, and
defective hearing, attended the Aural Clinic on two sessions
weekly during the year. The following are the statistical details:—
Number of clinic sessions 92
Number of children attending 387
Number of attendances 983
Number of children discharged 346