Collection THB 9 - Dundee General Hospitals Board of Management

Identity area

Reference code

THB 9

Title

Dundee General Hospitals Board of Management

Date(s)

  • 1948-1984 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

1.16 linear metres

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Dundee General Hospitals Board of Management was established in 1948 as the body of the National Health Service responsible for running the Dundee Royal Infirmary, the Royal Victoria Hospital, Armistead Convalescent Home, The Bughties, the Constitution Road Clinic, the Deafness Clinic, the Eye Institution, the Infant Hospital, the Orthopaedic and Rheumatic Clinic, the Gerard Cottage Hospital, Kings Cross Hospital, Maryfield Hospital, the Sidlaw Hospital and the Dundee Women's Hospital as well as the Mobile Mass Radiography Unit and the Special Appliance clinic. The first new hospital to be inaugurated under the control of the Board of Management was Ninewells Hospital, which was offically opened in 1974.

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Scope and content

Minutes 1948-1971, accounts 1948-1972, Ninewells hospital commissioning 1973-1975, civil defence papers 1939-1966, Tayside Health Board Annual Statistical Reports 1949 - 1984, Scrapbooks 1948-1966, Costing Returns 1963-1967, Constitution Road Clinic, Dundee 1950-1963, Ashludie Hospital Rehabilitation Unit, Monifieth 19 June 1969, Legal Documents 1950-1962.

Accruals

Not expected

System of arrangement

Usually chronological within series.

Conditions of access and use area

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.

Finding aids

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

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THB 14/1/2/1

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Description control area

Description identifier

THB 9

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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