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Walthamstow 1933

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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like to see greater numbers attending in the early days of pregnancy
in order that the children may be benefited to a much greater
extent than is possible at present."
(c) Tonsils and Adenoids.— Nine cases were operated on
under the arrangement made by the Education Committee with
the Walthamstow Dispensary and one case at the Connaught
(d) Ophthalmic Defects and Minor Ailments—Children are
given treatment either at the School Clinics or by special
(e) Invalid Children's Aid Association.—Miss Lewis,
Secretary of the local branch of the Invalid Children's Aid Association
kindly reports that the following cases under five years of
age were dealt with by her Association:—

Table of Cases for 1933.

Referred by:
School Medical Officers95
Medical Men, Hospitals, Dispensaries39
I. C. A. A.1
C. O. S. and other Voluntary Agencies1
Suffering from:
Anaemia and Debility5
After effects of illness1
Marasmus and Malnutrition1
Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Asthma, etc.,2
Bones, non-T.B.88
Congenital Deformities16
Rheumatism, Chorea and Heart3
Diseases of Nervous System1
Mental Deficiency2
Diseases of the Eyes2