HC Deb 16 July 1931 vol 255 c785W

asked the Minister of Health the number of cases of maternal mortality that occurred in nursing homes in 1930 and during the first six months of 1931 in Essex, Middlesex, and Kent, respectively?


Separate figures for nursing homes are not available, but, according to the returns furnished by medical officers of health, the numbers of maternal deaths which occurred during 1930 in all institutions, including nursing homes, situated in Essex, Middlesex and Kent, were 68, 53 and 34, respectively. No corresponding figures are available for the first six months of 1931.