Factory Acts improved people's working conditions
he government collected statistics on births, marriages and deaths. William Farr used these to compile an accuate picture of where the death rate was highest and what they died of.
The first Medical Officer of Health was appointed, the same year a pressure group was made to make the government act.
Working class men had been given the vote. This meant MPs were more likely to take notice of the needs of the people in their town
In the government made every local authority set up schools.
Local authorties had to set up schools. Health education was taught at many schools. Improved literacy made it possible for people to read pamphlets from Medical Officers that give advice on health.
A local firm got a court order to prevent sewers being pumped into the rivers
Leeds had its first sewage purification works.
Laws against pollution of rivers
Food Regulations improve he quality of food sold in shops
Isolation hospitals for infectious diseases