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Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health.
Credit: Wellcome Library, London
competitions, Christmas parties, etc. Regarding other Public Health work during this period, a yearly "Rat Week" was instituted throughout the Borough in accordance with the Rats and Mice (Destruction) Act, 1919, and Royal approval was given to the
until after the passing of the Rats and Mice (Destruction) Act, 1919, was any national effort made, and this took the form of a National Rat Week each year. Local Authorities were circularised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and asked