National Health Service Executive Council
- 1948-1974 (Creation)
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1.25 linear metres
Name of creator
The National Health Service Executive Council was appointed under the National Health Service Act (Scotland) of 1947. It was responsible for the financial administration of the Act in the general medical service and the dental, pharmaceutical, general practice and ophthalmic services. The Dundee, Perth and Kinross and Angus Executive Councils operated as part of a Scottish Association of Executive Councils founded in 1948.
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Scope and content
Angus minutes 1948-1974; Perth and Kinross minutes 1948-1974; Dundee minutes 1948-1974.
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Records are arranged chronologically within series.
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Conditions governing access
Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.
Conditions governing reproduction
Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.
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The records are on paper.
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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997
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