Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Ilford]
REHABILITATION OF TUBERCULOSIS CASES. - No cases
required assistance in the maintenance charges at a rehabilitation settlement
OPEN-AIR SHELTERS FOR TUBERCULOSIS CASES. - One openair
shelter supplied for a tuberculosis patient during 1958, continued in
use throughout 1961.
PROVISION OF FREE MILK FOR TUBERCULOSIS CASES.
The County Council's scheme for supplying to tuberculosis patients
one pint of milk per day free of charge, on the recommendation of the
Chest Physician, continued during 1961. Particulars of the grants made
in 1961 are given below:-
No. of cases in receipt of free milk at 31.12.60 97
No. of new grants made during 1961 46
No. of grants discontinued during 1961 47
No. of cases in receipt of free milk at 31.12.61 96
BOARDING-OUT OF CHILDREN (TUBERCULOSIS CONTACTS).
No applications were received in 1961 for assistance in the boarding-out
of child contacts of tuberculosis patients under the County Council's
ILFORD TUBERCULOSIS CARE ASSOCIATION. - Mr. H. R.
Stanbridge, a member of the Ilford Health Area Office staff, continued to
undertake the secretarial work of this Association during 1961.
The following shows the assistance given by the Association during the year:-
|No. of persons assisted||Total No. of grants made|
|Extra nourishment (grants made usually for periods of one month and renewed as required)||31||190 (including renewals)|
|Other grants (Christmas cash gifts, clothing, etc.)||66||66|