Collection THB 19 - Tayside Health Board

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THB 19


Tayside Health Board


  • 1979-1989 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.08 linear metres

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Biographical history

With the 1947 National Health Service (Scotland) Act, the Eastern Region Hospital Board was created to manage hospital provision in Dundee, Angus, Perth and Kinross. With reorganisation in the 1970s, this role was undertaken by Tayside Health Board, whose districts corresponded with the local authority boundaries.

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Scope and content

Papers relating to the structure and management of the NHS in Scotland 1979-1981, Transcript of press cuttings,relating to Brechin Infirmary 1869 and Arbroath Convalescent Home 1891, c 1980, reports 1979-1989, adminsitration records 1981


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System of arrangement

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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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

The records are on paper.

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Descriptive list. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

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THB18 Eastern Regional Hospital Board

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THB 19

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Description identifier

THB 19

Rules and/or conventions used

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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  • English



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