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 Walthamstow]
Help Given to Old and New Cases 1933.
Sent to Special Hospitals and Convalescent Homes *26
Extensions from Previous Years —
Provided with Surgical Boots and Appliances 84
Referred for Visiting and Advice 43
(*—Includes 9 admissions to Brookfield Hospital).
WALTHAMSTOW CHILD WELFARE SOCIETY.
The organisation, staffing and accommodation of the Society
was fully detailed in the 1930 Report.
Clinics are held as follows:—
Tuesday and Friday, 2—4.30 p.m. Massage and Sunlight
Wednesday, 1.30—4.30 p.m. Weighing Clinic and Dispensary
Thursday, 1—6 p.m. Infant Consultations.
During the year an ante-natal clinic was started under the
care of Dr. May Belton and 32 expectant mothers made a total of
The work done during the calendar year is shown in the following table compiled from information kindly supplied by Miss Coulston:—
|First Attendances of New Cases.||Re-attendances.||Grand. Total.|
|Under 1 yr.||1-5 yrs.||Total.||Under 1 yr.||1-5 yrs.||Total.|
|Visits to Children under 1 year.||Visits to Children 1—5 years.||Grand Total.|