LHB7 Royal Edinburgh Hospital

Patients (bound records)

Reference Code: GB239 LHB7
Title: Royal Edinburgh Hospital: Patients (bound records)
Dates of Creation of Material: 1817-1994
Level of Description: Sub-fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 13.2 shelf metres: bound volumes
Name of creator(s): Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Scope and Content: Lists of patients 1934-1971; general register of patients 1817-1965; index to general register of patients 1908-1957; register of admissions of voluntary patients 1878-1965; register of admissions to Jordanburn Nerve Hospital 1929-1964; register of admissions to Craig House 1894-1970; date books 1954-1959; register of discharges 1885-1965; register of discharges and deaths of voluntary patients 1894-1978; register of deaths 1858-1964; pathological records 1879-1915; register of accidents 1925-1967; register of physical condition 1957-1958; restraint books 1896-1955; register of liberations on probation 1916-1964; escape books 1931-1934; physician's record 1849-1851; case books 1840-1932; certification papers 1816-1955; day report books 1937-1970; patient returns 1944-1971; ward registers n.d.; records of the Young People's Unit 1938-1994; board books 1841-1949
Conditions Governing Access: Access is subject to the terms of the NHS Records Management Code of Practice 2010, the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
Language/Scripts of Material: English
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: August 2002; updated June 2007, January 2011