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East Ham 1949

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

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Negotiations are going forward concerning the acquisition of
the premises now used as the Nurses Home and District Headquarters
together with another property suitable for expansion of
the service.

Table 26.

HOME NURSING, 1949.

Provided byNo. of home nurses employed at 31/12/49Equivalent of whole-time service provided by part-time home nursesNo. of cases attended by home nurses during the yearNo. of visits paid by home nurses during the year
Whole-time on home nursingPart- time on home nursing
Local Health Authority_____
Voluntary Organisations by agreement with the Authority8841,74541,262
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Table 27. HOME NURSING.

East Ham District Nursing AssociationSilvertown and North Woolwich District Nursing AssociationTotals
Patients on books on 1/1/492063209
New patients from 1/1/49 to 31/12/491,468681,536
Patients on books on 31/12/492726278
Total visits from 1 /I /49 to 31/12/4940,64761541,262
Summary of new cases :—
Bronchitis, Pneumonia & Pleurisy1322134
Cardiac1275132
Tuberculosis44145
Rheumatism, Arthritis, etc.32335
Cerebral8282
Diabetes5555
Burns and Scalds1515
Cancer1029111
Senility1002102
Erysipelas22
Prolapse1616
Other medical45320473
Various surgical29210302
Ante-Natal44
Post-Natal1010
Miscarriage1818
Totals1,468681,536
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