The Practitioner Volume 12

The Practitioner Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...in four Medical Oificers of Health, for a population of 16,000, and pays each "according to services." Louth, rural and urban, are typical districts. The former, with an acreage of 144,372 and a population of 24,260, gives its Medical Ofiicer of Health a salary of 3751.; the latter, with an acreage of 2,560 and a population of 10,500, gives its Medical Officer of Health a salary of 1251. Both elect the same man, who devotes his whole time to his duty. Lyme Regis, urban, with a population of 2,400, pays a Medical Officer of Health half-a-guinea on every occasion it seeks his services. Maryport, with a population of 6,938, rernunerates its Medical Otficer of Health "according to circumstances." The arrangements as to the Medical Otficer of Health in the following urban districts we give without comment. Maidstone, population 26,239, 1001.; Middlesborough, population 50,000, 1251.; Newport, population 30,000, 501.; Worksop, population 10,000, 51.; Oswaldtwistle, population 10,200, 101.; Scarborough, population 24,200, 301. The foregoing facts have been culled pretty much at random from our list. They may be taken in part as illustrating some of the vagaries of local authorities who have repudiated Central interference with their Medical Officers of Health; and in part as showing how some local authorities have turned certain Central advice to good account. Combined Sanitary D1.'stm'cts.--The sanitary districts of which We have information, that have been formed by a combination of several sanitary districts, are forty-six in number. These combined districts are best arranged in order of salary--indeed, hardly any other systematic arrangement is possible, unless an alphabetical one--as no definite relationship is to be...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236882024
  • 9781236882028