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East Ham 1949

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

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Number of maternity cases in the area attended by Midwives during the year ended 31/12/49.
Domiciliary CasesCases in Institutions.Total.
As Mid-wives.As Maternity Nurses.As Mid- wives.As Maternity Nurses.As Mid-wives.As Maternity Nurses.
Midwives employed by the Authority3163431634
Midwives employed by Voluntary Organisations
(a) under arrangements with Council in pursuance of Section 23 of the N.H.S. Act1769117691
(b) otherwise (including hospitals not transferred to the Minister under the N.H.S. Act)
Midwives employed by Hospital Management Committees or Boards of Governors under the N.H.S. Act349†65†34965
Midwives in private practice33

† East Ham Memorial Hospital.
Aldersbrook Maternity Hospital figures not included in above table.
Number of cases in which medical aid was summoned during
the year under Section 14 (1) of the Midwives Act, 1918, by a
(а) for domiciliary cases—-
(i) where the medical practitioner had arranged to provide
the patient with maternity medical services under the
N.H.S. Act 1
(ii) others 179
Total 180
(б) for cases in institutions 65
* East Ham Memorial Hospital.