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Mitcham 1923

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Mitcham]

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Two whole-time Health Visitors are employed in the District
and work under the supervision of the Medical Officer of Health.
Both carry out their various duties in a very efficient manner.
The following Table shows the number of visits paid by the
Health Visitors during the year :

Reports of Visits paid by Health Visitors for 1923.

Miss Rogers.Miss Knight.Total.
Primary ante-natal visits76985
Subsequent ante-natal visits771693
Primary birth visits400298698
Subsequent visits to infants159612482844
Visits to children under five years of age174322563999
Enquiries re deaths of infants under one year of age171530
Enquiries re stillborn births5510
Visits re cases of ophthalmia neonatorum516
Visits re cases of puerperal fever213
Visit re case of acute poliomyelitis1...1
Primary visits to cases of tuberculosis451358
Subsequent visits to cases of tuberculosis662692
Visits re cases of pneumonia213
Special visits10368171