LHB66 West Lothian Hospitals Board of Management

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 LHB66

Title: West Lothian Hospitals Board of Management

Administrative Dates: 1948-1974

Dates of Creation of Material: 1908-1975

Level of Description: Fonds

Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 0.3 linear metres: papers, photographs

Name of creator(s): West Lothian Hospitals Board of Management

Administrative history: Within the Lothian region, the South Eastern Regional Hospital Board appointed Group Boards of Management in 1948.  The West Lothian Hospitals Board of Management oversaw Bangour General Hospital, Bangour Village Hospital, Bo’ness Hospital, Drumshoreland Hospital, St Michael’s Hospital and Tippethill Hospital. Boards of Management were replaced by Districts in 1974.


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

Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: Acc 06/14 – Mike Grieve, St John’s Hospital; Acc 06/04 – John Jack, St John’s Hospital

Scope and Content: administrative records, 1908-1971; photographs, 1970-1975

Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling Information: disposal authorised

Accruals: Possibility of further accessions.

System of Arrangement: Artificial order imposed

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

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements: Paper

Finding Aids: Item level catalogue

Related Units of Description:

West Lothian Unit (LHB67)

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: January 2011