Dundee Limb Fitting Centre
- 1964-1995 (Creation)
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Dundee Limb Fitting Centre was originally based in Broughty Ferry, founded in 1965 by Professor George Murdoch, who specialised in the study of prosthetics and officially opened by legendary amputee and air ace Sir Douglas Bader. It moved to the Tayside Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Technology Centre by Ninewells Hospital in 1999.
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Dundee Limb Fitting Centre, 4 reels of film, 1 visitor book and 3 display boards.
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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.
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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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Specialist equipment required to view the film.
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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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