The poor-law administration of the county borough of Brighton has become coterminous with its area for public health administration. The deaths in the various hospitals enumerated above are only those of inhabitants or of visitors to Brighton. Patients are seen at the dispensary or at home according to need by the medical officers of the dispensary. The treatment cases of pulmonary tuberculosis in the isolation hospital of the public health authority is in addition to the extensive treatment and care of destitute and advanced cases of tuberculosis in Brighton's Poor-law Infirmary. In Brighton, sepsis and other causes of puerperal mortality were more prevalent for several years, this has been followed by recent improvement. The experience of Hove is interesting in relation to medical inspection and treatment of school children. The work of the Public Health Department of Brighton is under the general executive control of Dr. Duncan Forbes, the M.O.H.