Collection THB 35 - Tayside Health Council

Identity area

Reference code

THB 35

Title

Tayside Health Council

Date(s)

  • 1972-2005 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

0.63 linear metres

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Health Councils began in 1975 following the publication of the Millan Report. Initially three councils were established, in Angus, Dundee and Perth and Kinross. In 1991 these came together to be known as Tayside Health Council. The council was an independent body, that surveyed the service provided by the NHS from the patients perspective. By conducting visits to NHS premises, and making use of volunteers and members of the public to compile surveys and reports, they provided evidence of the level of care received by patients. The council was dissolved 31st March 2005, and replaced by The Scottish Health Council, a national organisation with local offices in each health board area.

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Scope and content

Minutes and papers relating to Local Health Councils, 1972-1987; Papers of the Tayside Health Council, 1991-2005; Papers relating to the restructuring of the NHS and Local Health Councils, 1980-2004.; Dundee Local Health Council Annual Reports , 1983-195.

Accruals

Not expected

System of arrangement

Usually chronological within series.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Clinical information is closed for 100 years.
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.

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

Paper

Finding aids

Descriptive list

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Description control area

Description identifier

THB 35

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

Status

Catalogued

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

  • English

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