LHB56  NHS Lothian

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 LHB56

Title: NHS Lothian

Administrative Dates:  2001-

Dates of Creation of Material: 2001-2009

Level of Description: Fonds

Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 0.5 shelf metres; papers

Name of creator(s): NHS Lothian

Administrative history: In 2001, Lothian Health Board was re-named NHS Lothian and a new board, Lothian NHS Board (a unified board) was created. NHS Lothian consisted of: Lothian University Hospitals Trust, West Lothian Healthcare Trust, Lothian Primary Care Trust and the new Lothian NHS Board.

The last meeting of Lothian Health Board was held in July 2001, with the first meeting of the new unified Lothian NHS Board taking place in October 2001.

Archival History: Records held within the National Health Service prior to transfer

Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: NHS Lothian

Scope and Content: draft minutes of board meetings, 2001-2009

Accruals: Further accessions are expected

System of Arrangement: Chronological within Record Class

Conditions Governing Access: Access is subject to the terms of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Language/Scripts of Material: English

Related Units of Description: West Lothian Healthcare NHS Trust (LHB65)

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: May 2010; updated January 2011