London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Walthamstow 1962

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Night Attendance Service

Seriously ill patients residing aloneInability of aged husband or wife to care for seriously ill patients at nightRelief of relatives who have to give routine night attention to sick people
Cases completed during the year and helped for:
4 weeks & under1210
over 4 weeks--6
Total (a)1216
Cases being helped at end of year who -received help for.
Under 3 months---
Over 3 months---
Total (b)--
Total cases helped during the year (i.e. total of (a) and (b)1216
Hours of attendance provided during year18371,601


CategoryNo. of medical examinations
County Council employees;
(a) Entrants to County Council's service150
(b) Retirement on Superannuation3
Walthamstow Borough Council employees277
Entrants to teaching profession and training colleges118