LHB27 North Lothian District, Lothian Health Board

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 LHB27
Title: North Lothian District, Lothian Health Board

Administrative Dates:  1974-1986
Dates of Creation of Material: 1973-1984
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 2.7 shelf metres: papers

Name of creator(s): North Lothian District, Lothian Health Board
Administrative History: Formed in 1974 as a result of NHS reorganisation. It was superseded by hospital- and community-based units of management in 1984. It consisted of the following hospitals: Beechmount; Belhaven; Corstorphine; Dunbar Cottage; Eastern General; East Fortune; Edenhall; Edington; Gogarburn; Herdmanflat; Leith; Musselburgh; Northern General; Roodlands General; Vert Memorial and Western General.
Archival History: Records held within the National Health Service prior to transfer
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: E Cuthbert, North Lothian District, June 1984

Scope and Content: Management 1974-1984; administration 1973-1984
Accruals: No further accessions are expected
System of Arrangement: Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access: Public access to these records is governed by UK data protection legislation, the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, and the current Scottish Government Records Management: NHS Code of Practice (Scotland).
Conditions Governing Reproduction: Reproduction is subject to closure periods and physical condition
Language/Scripts of Material: English

Related Units of Description:
Lothian Health Board (LHB37)

Archivists' Notes: Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists
Rules or Conventions: Description based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description International Council on Archives (2nd edition), 2000
Date(s) of Description: May 2000; revised September 2002 and June 2007