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Walthamstow 1933

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Further reference to Maternal Mortality and Puerperal Fever and Pyrexia is made in the Maternity and Child Welfare Section of the Report.

(i) Midwifery and Maternity Services.See Maternity and ChildWelfare Section.
(ii) Institutional Provision for Mothers or Children.
(iii) Health Visitors.
(iv) Infant Life Protection.
(v) Orthopaedic Treatment.

(xi) Maternity and Nursing Homes.— During the year
-one additional maternity bed was registered at the Walthamstow
District Nursing Association's Home.

The total registered accommodation available in the Borough at the end of 1933 was as follows:—

Walthamstow District Nursing Association, 19, Carisbrooke Rd.--1212
Heathfield Nursing Home, 91, Falmouth Avenue, E.441712
Forest Hvdro, Forest Road527
Kingswood Maternity Home, Forest Rise--55
St. Margaret's Nursing Home, 3, East Avenue,33

The following table gives information required by the Ministry of Health:—

1. Number of applications for registration (for additional beds)1
2. Number of Houses registeredNo new registrations.
3. Number of Orders made refusing or cancelling registrationNil.
4. Number of appeals against such OrdersNil.
5 Number of cases in which such Orders have been made:—
(a) Confirmed on appealNil.
(6) DisallowedNil.
6. Number of applications for exemption from registrationNil.
7. Number of cases in which exemption has been:—
(a) GrantedNil.
(b) WithdrawnNil.
(c) RefusedNil.