London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Walthamstow 1933

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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The 1933 total deaths (1,357) compares with 1,348 during
1932, the respective death-rates per 1,000 population being 10.0
and 9.9.
The main classification of deaths—those for 1932 being given
in parentheses—was as follows—
Whooping Cough 7 (3); Diphtheria, 7 (5); Pulmonary
Tuberculosis, 89 (87); Non-pulmonary Tuberculosis, 11 (14);
Cancer, 187 (182); Cerebral Hæmorrhage, 75 (79); Heart Disease,
264 (287); Bronchitis, 62 (63); Nephritis, 33 (48); Congenital
Debility, etc., 48 (49); Suicide, 21 (14); Violence, 40 (33).
Infant deaths are analysed by causes, ages and wards under
the Maternity and Child Welfare Section of the Report.

Institutional Deaths.

Whipps Cross Hospital258
Central Homes, Leytonstone150
Connaught Hospital, Walthamstow51
Brentwood Mental Hospital18
St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London18
Forest Gate Sick Home14
Walthamstow Isolation Hospital13
Queen's Hospital, Bethnal Green12
Prince of Wales' Hospital, Tottenham8
Clock House, Walthamstow7
London Fever Hospital, Islington6
London Hospital, Stepney6
St. Joseph's Hospice, Hackney6
Forest Hydro, Walthamstow6
Queen Charlotte's Hospital, Hammersmith6
Chest Hospital, Bethnal Green5
Middlesex Hospital, St. Marylebone4
German Hospital, Hackney4
Great Ormond Street Hospital4
Queen Mary's Hospital, Stratford4
University College Hospital, St. Pancras3
Epping Infirmary3
Heathfield Nursing Home, Highams Park2
St. Paul's Hospital, Holborn2
North Middlesex Hospital, Edmonton2
Other Institutions61

(i) Public Health Officers of the Authority.—The names
and qualifications of officers employed by your Authority are
given at the beginning of the Report ar d also in the Maternity