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Walthamstow 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Venereal Disease Treatment.
Treatment is provided by the Essex County Council, and all
the facilities of the London County Council are available. Daily
treatment is available between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the following:—
Albert Dock Hospital, E.16; Guy's Hospital; Hospital for Sick
Children, W.C.I; London County Council (Whitechapel) Clinic,
Turner Street, Mile End; Miller General Hospital, Greenwich;
Royal Free Hospital; St. Thomas's Hospital; West London Hospital,
W.6. In addition, treatment is available at special times at ten
other hospitals.
Outfits for taking specimens from patients are provided for
practitioners, on request, by the Whitechapel (London County
Council) Clinic.
Essex Public Medical Service.
The above service, now some fourteen years old, brings to its
members benefits roughly analogous to those of the National Health
Insurance Act.
Twenty-two of the medical practitioners of the Borough accept
patients under the scheme.
Public Assistance.
Out-relief and institutional treatment is provided by the Essex County Council.
Mr. Pegram, Clerk to the Essex County Council
South-Western Area Guardian's Committee, kindly states that the
amount of relief provided in Walthamstow during the two years
ended 31st December, 1936, was as follows:—

Mr. Pegram, Clerk to the Essex County Council South-Western Area Guardian's Committee, kindly states that the amount of relief provided in Walthamstow during the two years ended 31st December, 1936, was as follows:—

1936.1935.
£s.d.£s.d.
Total amount of out-relief granted to Walthamstow residents during year ended 31st December 54,03419453,52200
Average weekly number of Walthamstow—Men821811
residents in receipt of relief during year—Women ended 31st December —Children1,2321,187
882927
Total2,9352,925
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