GD37 Edinburgh Drug Action Team

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD37

Title: Edinburgh Drug Action Team

Administrative Dates: 1997-

Dates of Creation of Material: 1997-1999

Level of Description: Fonds

Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 0.3 shelf metres: papers

Name of creator(s): Edinburgh Drug Action Team

Administrative history: Edinburgh Drug Action Team (DAT) was founded in 1997 to develop and implement a drugs strategy and to ensure close co-ordination of policy and services. Membership included Lothian Health; Departments of Social Work, Housing and Education; Lothian and Borders Police; HMP Edinburgh and the Coalition of Voluntary Drug Agencies. Its predecessor was the Lothian Drug Action Team. Nationally, the Teams were renamed Alcohol and Drug Partnerships in the mid-2000s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: Acc 04/12A – David Taylor, AIDS Co-ordinator, Lothian Regional Council

Scope and Content: agenda papers, 1997-1999

Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling Information: No disposal made

Accruals: No possibility of further accessions

System of Arrangement: Original order retained

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

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