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

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Walthamstow 1903

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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The following table gives the results :—

Houses inspected and disinfected505
Houses having some insanitary condition146
„ „ defective drainage63
Articles disinfected with Council's apparatus :
Books from libraries disinfected28
Premises having needlework, &c., carried on, and goods disinfected, and further work prohibited13
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Persons suffering from infectious disease have been removed to Hospital as follows:—

In Council's Ambulance.By other Means.Total.
To Council's Sanatorium24)241
Walthamstow General Hospital1313
West Ham Infirmary2828
London Hospital639
N.E. Hospital for Children224
St. Bartholomew's Hospital235
Metropolitan Asylums Board Hospitals66
Woodford Jubilee Hospital1-1
Dagenham Smallpox Hospital11
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Cowkeepers and Milksellers.—There are within the district 16
registered cowkeepers and 98 milksellers. All these have been
repeatedly visited and the bye-laws enforced, and the following works
carried out:—
Cowkeepers.—Specially cleansed 2
Properly paved 1
Dung receptacle provided 1
Dairy floor repaired 1
Milksellers.—Paving repaired 3
Rooms cleansed 2
House cleansed 1
Shops cleansed 3
W.c. flush repaired 1

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