TABLE 31. AMBULANCE SERVICES,
|No. of vehicles at 31st December 1950||Total No, of journeys during the year||Total No. of patients carried during the year||No. of accident and other emergency journeys Included in total No. of journeys during the year||Total mileage during the year||No. of paid whole- time staff at 31/12/50|
|Directly pro- vided by Council||Ambulances Cars||6+||8,069||16,813||849||86,724||29|
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+ approximately 6 months
NOTE:- The above figures do not include calls from East Ham to Essex
and West Ham.
SECTION 28 - PREVENTION OF ILLNESS, CARE AND AFTER-CARE.
The loan of articles from the cupboards to aid in the nursing of
sick persons In the home continues to be a great boon. The service must
not end with the issue of a piece of equipment. We must ensure that the
article or apparatus is properly used and does in fact make a contribution
to sick nursing.
The Superintendent Nursing Officer has played an invaluable part
in assisting sick persons, especially old people, in their homes to make
the fullest use of equipment loaned, and in advising when it is no longer
The loan cupboards which functioned from 1/1/50, are sited at the
1. East Ham District Nursing Association, Shrewsbury Road, E.7.
2. Town Hall Annexe.
3. East Ham Chest Clinic.
4. Church Road Clinic.
A central register is kept for all articles loaned from cupboards
2-3-4 and in addition the Superintendent Health Visitor is
responsible for a small additional cupboard in the Town Hall Annexe in
respect of premature baby outfits,,
The following table shews the number of occasions articles
were issued from 3 of these cupboards during the year 1950