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East Ham 1950

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

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ALDERSBROOK MATERNITY HOSPITAL. STATISTICS 1950.

Number of beds on 31/12/5020
" " midwives employed on 31/12/50.7
" " East Ham patients confined during the period 1/1/50 to 31/12/50:-
(a) midwifery 391 )394
(b) maternity nursing 3 )
" " midwives qualified on 31/12/50 to administer gas and air analgesia6
" " sets of apparatus of gas and air analgesia in use On 31/12/50.2
" " East Ham patients to whom gas and air analgesia was administered by midwives during the period 1/1/50 to 31/12/50
(a) when acting as a midwife 386 )389
(b) " " " " maternity nurse 3 )
" " occasions, medical aid sought by midwives under section 14 (1) of the Midwives Act, 191825
" " sets of twins born during the year7
" " still births during the year5
" " infant deaths " " "3
" " instrumental deliveries during the year3
8
" " premature Infants born during the year20
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/ East Ham Memorial Hospital. (Local residents)
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 Midlives Act, 1918, by a midwife
(a) for domiciliary cases-
(i) where the medical practitioner had arranged to
provide the patient with maternity medical
services under the N.H.S. Act. 11
(ii) others 146
Total 157
(b) for cases in institutions 78+
+ East Ham Memorial Hospital.


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