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

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East Ham 1949

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

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GROUP III.—Treatment of Defects of Nose and Throat.

Total number treated.
Received operative treatment:
(a) for adenoids and chronic tonsillitis417
(b) for other nose and throat conditions3
Received other forms of treatment175

GROUP IV.—Orthopaedic and Postural Defects.
(a) Number treated as in-patients in hospitals or
hospital schools
(b) Number treated otherwise, e.g. in clinics or outpatients
departments 462
GROUP V.—Child Guidance Treatment and Speech Therapy.
Number of pupils treated:
(a) under Child Guidance arrangements 148
(b) under Speech Therapy arrangements 55



(1)Number of pupils inspected by the Authority's Dental Officers:—
(a) Periodic age groups18,040
(b) Specials1,634
(c) TOTAL (Periodic and Specials)19,674
(2)Number found to require treatment7,777
(3)Number actually treated6,057
(4)Attendances made by pupils for treatment8,208
(5)Half-days devoted to:—(a) Inspection133
(b) Treatment945
Total (a) and (b)1,078