LHB58  The East and Midlothian NHS Trust

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 LHB58

Title: The East and Midlothian NHS Trust

Administrative Dates: 1994-2000

Dates of Creation of Material: 1998-1999

Level of Description: Fonds

Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 0.1 shelf metres; papers

Name of creator(s):  The East and Midlothian NHS Trust

Administrative history: On 1 April 1993 the East and Midlothian Unit of Lothian Health Board became East and Midlothian NHS Trust. In December 1997, a white paper entitled ‘Designed to Care’ was published. It recommended a greater patient perspective in health care and a reduction in the number of trusts in Lothian from six to three. In April 2000 the East and Midlothian NHS Trust became part of the Lothian Primary Care Trust.

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: NHS Lothian

Scope and Content: newsletters, 1998-1999

Accruals: Further accessions are possible.

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).

Language/Scripts of Material: English

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