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East Ham 1949

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

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Sixteen cases were found to be 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) 11
Section 57 (5) 5

Summary of Defects treated at School Health Clinics.

Other Diseases424
Eye Disease122
Ear Defects95
Other Defects200

Total attendances at School Health Clinics 14,150
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., Ch.B., D.L.O., who was
for many years the Authority's Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon,
continues to attend the Aural Clinic by arrangements with the
Regional Hospital Board. Mr. Savege attends one session weekly.
The following are the statistical details:—
Number of clinic sessions 50
Number of children attending 467
Number of attendances 1,206
Number of children discharged 520