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Richmond upon Thames 1944

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Richmond]


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18 tables in this report

  • Page 6
    BIRTHS. Birth-Rate per 1,000 of estimated resident population 17.4 Total number of births (live and still) 584
  • Page 6
    DEATHS. Death-Rate per 1,000 of estimated resident population 15.8 Total number of deaths from all causes 513
  • Page 8
    Causes of death under 1 year of age.
    Cause of DeathUnder I week1—2 weeks2—3 weeks3—4 weeksTotal under 4 weeks4 weeks and under 3 months3 months and under 6 months6 months and under 9 months9 months and under 12 monthsTotal deaths under 1 year
  • Page 9
    BIRTH RATE, CIVILIAN DEATH RATE & ANALYSIS OF MORTALITY DURING THE YEAR 1944 (Provisional figures). (The Mortality rates for England and Wales refer to the whole population but those for London and the towns refer to civilians only). Note : A dash signifies that there were no deaths.
    Rate per 1,000 Civilian population.Annual Death Rate per 1,000 Civilian Population.Rate per 1,000 Live Births.
    live Births.Still Births.All Causes.Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fevers.Small Pox.Measles.Scarlet Fever.Whooping Cough.Diphtheria.Influenza.Diarrhoea and Enteritis (under two years).Total Deaths under one year.
  • Page 10
    The following table gives particulars of the specimens examined:—
  • Page 11
    Analysis of Calls obeyed during the year 1944.
    1944Accident cases.Removal cases.Maternity cases.Others*Total
  • Page 13
    Nature of Service.Address in Richmond.Particulars.By whom provided or arranged.Total Annual Number of:—
    Sessions held.Pts. attending.Attendances made.Doctor's consultations.
  • Page 14
    In addition to their indoor duties in connection with the various Clinics, during the year 1944 the Health Visitors paid a total of 3,375 visits as under:—
    First Visits.Revisits
  • Page 16
    Premature Infants.
    Number born.*Number nursed.Number of children born alive but dying.Number surviving for over 28 days.
    Within 24 hrs.Within 7 days.Within 28 days.
  • Page 17
    WAR-TIME NURSERIES. With the approval of the Ministry of Health two Day Nurseries are maintained in the Borough:—
    Address.No. of places.Total attendances during 1944.
  • Page 23
    The following foodstuffs, found to be unfit for human food, were surrendered by the owners and either salvaged for animal feeding or destroyed.
    Commodity.Amount condemnedReason for condemnation.
  • Page 24
    Disinfection of Premises.
  • Page 31
    Evacuation 8-7-44 to 23-9-44.
  • Page 33
    SALE OF FOOD AND DRUGS ACTS. Particulars of samples taken in the Borough of Richmond by Surrey County Council during the year ended December 31st, 1944,
    Articles.AnalysedAdulterated or DeterioratedProsecutionsConvictions
  • Page 34
    Notifiable Diseases during the year. (Civilians only).
    Disease.Total Cases Notified.Cases Admitted to Hospitals.Total Deaths.
  • Page 35
    Disease.No. of Patients Admitted from Richmond.
  • Page 38
    The number of cases of Tuberculosis in the Borough remaining upon the Register at the close of the year was as follows:—
  • Page 39
    Age Periods.New Cases.Deaths.