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

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West Ham 1934

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for West Ham]

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Number of Children tor whom spectacles were prescribed:
(i) Under the Authority's Scheme 505
(ii) Otherwise 25
Number of Children who obtained spectacles:—
(i) Under the Authority's Scheme 442
(ii) Otherwise 24

Group III.— Treatment of Defects of Nose and Throat.

Number of Defects.
Received Operative Treatment.Received other forms of Treatment.Total number treated
Under the Authority's Scheme, in Clinic or Hospital.By Private Practitioner or Hospital, apart from the Authority's Scheme.Total.

(i) Tonsils only. (ii) Adenoids only. (iii) Tonsils and Adenoids,
(iv) Other defects of the nose and throat.

Group IV.—Orthopaedic and Postural Defects.

Under the Authority's Scheme (1)Otherwise. (2)Total number treated.
Residential treatment with education.Residential treatment without education.Non-Residential treatment at an orthopaedic clinic.Residential treatment with education.Residential treatment without education.Non-Residential. treatment at an orthopaedic clinic.
Number of children treated.--145