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Chingford 1947

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Chingford]

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Section B.—GENERAL PROVISION OF HEALTH SERVICES
IN THE AREA
(a) Laboratory Facilities.
Pathological specimens from this district are examined at
the E.C.C. Pathological Laboratory, St. Margaret's Hospital,
Epping. Unfortunately details of the Chingford specimens
examined are again not available this year.
(b) Ambulance Facilities.
Three Council ambulances, plus two ambulances on hire and
a staff of four paid drivers were maintained. The following is a
summary of the work performed by the Council's Ambulance
Service during 1947:—

Total number of calls dealt with during year—

Hire.Accidents.Maternity.
Ambulance No. 14351527
,, No. 21,380110187
„ No. 34531431
B.R.C. (hire)
,, No. 13821
,, No. 2171
2,307148247
Total2,702
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Total mileage covered by the Borough Ambulances during the
year—29,829 miles.
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