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Barnes 1943

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barnes]


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    T able 2.—V ital S tatistics of the B orough of B arnes during 1943 and previous 5 Y ears
    Ykar.Registered BirthsTotal Deaths Registered in the District.Transferable DeathsNett Deaths belonging to the District.
    Uncorrected Number.Nett.Of nonresidents registered in the District.Of residents registered outside the District.Under 1 year of age.At alt ages.
    Number.Rate per 1,000 nett births.NumberRate
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    Table 3.—Birth-rate, Death-rate, and Analysis of Mortality during the Year 1943, with corresponding rates for England and Wales, 126 Great Towns, 148 Smaller Towns, and for the County of London for comparison.
    Birthrate perl.000 total Population.Annual Death-rate per 1,000 Population.Death-rate per l 000 Births.Maternal Mortality Hate per 1,000 Total Births
    All CausesEnteric Fever.Small-poxMeasles.Scarlet Fever.Whooping Cough.Diphtheria.Influenza.Diarrhoea and Enteritis (under 2 years).Total Deaths under One Year.All Causes.Puerperal Infection.Other Causes.
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    Table 4.—Causes of Death during the Year 1943.
    Causes of Death (Registrar-General's short list of causes).Total DeathsMaleFemale
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    Table 5.—Infant Mortality during the Year 1943. Causes of death, at various ages, of infants under one year.
    Cause of Death.Under 1 Week.1-2 Weeks.2-3 Weeks.3-4 Weeks.Total under 4W'ks1-3 Months3-6 Months.6-9 Months.9-12 Months.Total under 1 YearDeaths in the Borough.Deaths outside the Borough.Deaths in Institu'ns
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    Table 6.—Epidemic Diseases: Death-rate per 1,000 of the Population, 1943.
    Disease.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table 7.—Zymotic Death-rate for 1943, contrasted with the Rates for the previous Five Years.
    Year.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table 8.—Measles: Death-Rate per 1,000 of Population.
    Year.Barnes.London.England & Wales.
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    Table 9.—Whooping Cough: Death-Rate per 1,000 of the Population.
    Year.Barnes.London.England & Wales.
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    GENERAL PROVISION OF HEALTH SERVICES IN THE AREA. Table 10.—Cleansing and Disinfestation of Verminous Persons.
    Treated at Borough Cleansing Station.
    For Verminous HeadFor Verminous BodyFor ScabiesTotals
    No. of PersonsAttendancesNo. of PersonsAttendancesNo, of PersonsAttendancesNo. of PersonsAttendances
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    T able 11 — I nfected and I nfested R ooms and A rticles (dealt with by the C ouncil).
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    T able 12.—R ats and M ice D estruction.
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    SANITARY CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE AREA. T able 14.—S howing the N umber and N ature of the I nspections made by the sanitary inspectors during 1943, the number of N otices S erved in R espect of D efects found in the C ourse of I nspection, and the N umber of N otices complied with.
    Nature of Inspections.Number of Premises on Register.Number of Visits of Inspection and Re-inspectionAction taken in respect of defective conditions
    Informal Notices.Statutory Notices.
    Number issued.Complied with.Number issued.Complied with.
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    Table 15.—Factories.
    No. of Premises on Register.Inspection.
    NumberWritten Notices Served.
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    Table 16.—Home Workers.
    Work undertaken.No. on Register.
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    INSPECTION AND SUPERVISION OF FOOD. Table 17.—Dairies and Milkshops. Number of purveyors of milk :—
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    FOOD AND DRUGS ACT, 1938. T able 18.—R eturn of S amples A nalysed during the Y ear ending 31 st D ecember, 1943.
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    Table 19.—Slaughterhouses.
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    Table 20.—Unsound Food. In no instance was it found necessary to seize unsound food on any premises. The following articles were voluntarily surrendered and destroyed as being unfit for human consumption :—
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    Table 21.—Infectious Diseases: Incidence per 1,000 of the Population in 1943.
    Disease.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table 22.—Notifiable Infectious Diseases, 1943.
    Diseases.Total Cases Notified.Under 1 yearl to 2.2 to 3.3 to 4.Ages, in years.ParishRemoved to Hospital.Total Deaths of Residents. †
    4 to 5.5 to 10- 10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.1 25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 65.! 65 and over.BarnesMortlake.
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    Table 23.—Notifiable Infectious Diseases, 1933 to 1943.
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    Table 24.—Showing the Notifications of Infectious Diseases Received during 1943 arranged in Four-Weekly Periods.
    Four-weekly period endingDiphtheria.Scarlet Fever.Measles.Typhoid Fever.Paratyphoid Fever.Pneumonia.1 ErysipelasPuerperal Pyrexia.Cerebro -spinal Fever.Ophthalmia Neonatorum.Whooping CoughDysentery.Malaria.
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    Table 25.—Diphtheria Immunisation Clinic. The Following Table Shows the Position on 31st December, 1943, in Respect of the 751 Children who Attended the Clinic during 1943.
    Position on 31 Dec., 1943
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    Table 26.—Clinic for Inoculation against Whooping Cough. Position on 31 Dec., 1943
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    Table 27.—Schools.
    Number in BoroughNumber of scholars who suffered from
    Scarelt FeverDiphtheria
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    Table 28.—Tuberculosis Notification Register.
    Form of Disease.On Register 1st an 1943Cases Added.Removed from Register.Remaining on Register 31st Dec.. 1943
    Primary NotifinsOtherwiseTotal.Non-Tub.CuredLeft DistrictDead.Total.
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    T able 29.—Tuberculosis : New Cases and Mortality, 1943.
    Age-Periods.New Cases.*Deaths.
    MaleFem'leMaleFem'leMale Fem'leMaleFem'le
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    Table 30.—Institutional Treatment. Admissions during 1943 were as under :—
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    INFECTIOUS DISEASES HOSPITAL. Table 31.—Admissions and Deaths.
    Residents of Borough.Hon- residents admitted under reciprocal arrangementsNon-civilians.TOTALS.
    Admitted. Died.Admitted. Died.Admitted. Died.Admitted. Died.
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    In addition to this latter case a child suffering from scarlet fever and admitted during 1942 developed double mastoiditis during 1943 for which a double mastoid operation had to be performed. C omplications.
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    Table 32.—Laboratory Facilities. Specimens examined during the year were as follows :—
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    MATERNITY AND CHILD WELFARE. Table 33.-—Home-Visiting. A summary of the work performed by the three Health Visitors during the year is given below :—
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    Table 34.—Notification of Births.
    (a) Registered in Borough :—Live Births.Still Births.Totals.
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    Table 35—Institutional Confinements.
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    Year 1942Year 1943
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    Table 37—Infant-Welfare Clinics.—Attendances.
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    Number of Children attending during the year :—
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    Table 38.—Child Life Protection. The following is a summary of the cases on the Register during 1943 :—
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    Table 39.—War Time Day Nurseries.
    Date of opening23rd September, 194226th October, 1942
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    Table 40.—Voluntary Associations.
    (1)Nursing Associations.Barnes District Nursing AssociationMortlake District Nursing AssociationTotals