AMBULANCE FACILITIES. Two of the three ambulances
provided for accidents, maternity patients and cases of serious
illness are owned by the Health Committee. These vehicles
made 3,841 journeys during the year.
Reciprocal arrangements are in force between the County
Borough of East Ham and this County Borough for the use of
their respective ambulances, on call, in cases of emergency.
Arrangements were also made with the London County Coun'cil
for West Ham ambulances to remove all emergency cases from
the part of the Borough of Woolwich north of the Thames.
In addition to the Health Committee's two ambulances, the
Highways Committee of the Council has an ambulance stationed
at Silvertown. This vehicle is used mainly for accidents
occurring in factories in the Silvertown district, and certain
factory owners contribute towards the cost of this service.
During the year the number of journeys made by this ambulance
In November, the Council provided a sitting case car, which
was stationed at the Transport Department. This is used for
cases who, in the opinion of the doctor in attendance, require
removal to hospital, but do not need an ambulance.
BODIES RECEIVED INTO THE MORTUARY DURING
|Month||Bodies in Queen Mary s Hospital on which inquests were held||Number received||Total||Males||Females||Under 5 years||Over 5 years||Sent in by Coroner||Sent in by Police||Sent in on sanitary grounds||Number of Post-Mortem Examinations||Number of Inquests|
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