LHB28 South Lothian District, Lothian Health Board

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 LHB28
Title: South Lothian District, Lothian Health Board

Administrative Dates:  1974-1986
Dates of Creation of Material: 1974-1984
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 2.6 shelf metres: bound volumes, papers

Name of creator(s): South Lothian District, Lothian Health Board
Administrative History: Formed in 1974, the South Lothian District of Lothian Health Board was superseded by hospital and community based units of management in 1984. It consisted of the following hospitals: Astley Ainslie, Bruntsfield Hospital, Chalmers, City, Deaconess, Edinburgh Dental Hospital and School, Elsie Inglis, Liberton, Loanhead, Longmore, Princess Margaret Rose, Rosslynlee, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion, Southfield Hospital, and Royal Edinburgh Hospital.
Archival History: Records held within the National Health Service prior to transfer
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: W J Farquhar, District Administrator, South Lothian District, July 1984 and Dr Gruer, Community Medicine Specialist, St Roque, Astley Ainslie Hospital, September 1985

Scope and Content: Management 1974-1984; administration 1974-1983
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