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Walthamstow 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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The County Medical Officer has kindly furnished the following return of patients treated in the Tuberculosis Pavilion during 1936:—

Classification in accordance with Ministry of Health Memorandum 37.T. (Rev.).In Hospital on 1st January, 1936.Admitted during year.Discharged during year.Died during year.In Hospital on 31st December, 1936.
T.B. Minus187_2
T.B. Plus Group I4211
T.B. Plus Group II17272914
T.B. Plus Group III15322
Totals194441319
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Twelve of the 44 admissions were Walthamstow cases.
MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS.
During the year, 120 examinations were carried out by the
Medical Staff in respect of the Superannuation and Sick Pay Schemes.
MISCELLANEOUS.
Your Council made the following grants during the year to
voluntary organisations:—
Invalid Children's Aid Association £100
Walthamstow Association of Tuberculosis Care
Helpers £25
Mortuary.—A Coroner's Court, mortuary (with special provision
for Infectious Disease cases) and a post-mortem room is
provided by your Council at Queen's Road Cemetery.
The Cemetery Superintendent reports that the number of
inquests and post-mortems were as follows:—
Inquests only 94
Post-Mortems 66
Post-Mortems and Inquests (not included in above) 18
Total 178


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