GD37 Edinburgh Drug Action Team

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD37

Title: Edinburgh Drug Action Team

Administrative Dates: 1997-

Dates of Creation of Material: 1997-1999

Level of Description: Fonds

Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 0.3 shelf metres: papers

Name of creator(s): Edinburgh Drug Action Team

Administrative history: Edinburgh Drug Action Team (DAT) was founded in 1997 to develop and implement a drugs strategy and to ensure close co-ordination of policy and services. Membership included Lothian Health; Departments of Social Work, Housing and Education; Lothian and Borders Police; HMP Edinburgh and the Coalition of Voluntary Drug Agencies. Its predecessor was the Lothian Drug Action Team. Nationally, the Teams were renamed Alcohol and Drug Partnerships in the mid-2000s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: Acc 04/12A – David Taylor, AIDS Co-ordinator, Lothian Regional Council

Scope and Content: agenda papers, 1997-1999

Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling Information: No disposal made

Accruals: No possibility of further accessions

System of Arrangement: Original order retained

Conditions Governing Access: Access is subject to the terms of the NHS Records Management Code of Practice 2010, the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Conditions Governing Reproduction: Reproduction is subject to closure periods and physical condition

Language/Scripts of Material: English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements: Paper

Finding Aids: Item-level catalogue

Archivists’ Notes: Compiled by Alison Scott
Rules or Conventions: Description based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description International Council on Archives (2nd edition), 2000

Date(s) of Description: January 2011