LHB59  NHS Lothian - University Hospitals Division

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 LHB59

Title: NHS Lothian - University Hospitals Division

Administrative Dates: 2004-

Dates of Creation of Material: 2004-2005

Level of Description: Fonds

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

Name of creator(s):  NHS Lothian - University Hospitals Division

Administrative history: In March 2003, the NHS white paper ‘Partnership for Care’ was published. This recommended the dissolution of NHS trusts and a move to a single system with decision making taken at local level. Contracts were transferred from various trusts and boards to NHS Lothian. This resulted in the dissolution of the trusts and on 1 January 2004, Lothian University Hospitals Trust dissolved to become an operating division of Lothian NHS Board, known as NHS Lothian – University Hospitals Division.

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: NHS Lothian

Scope and Content: agenda papers, 2004-2005

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: June 2010; updated January 2011