LHB16 Public Health Department of the City of Edinburgh

Patients (bound and unbound records)

Reference Code: GB239 LHB16
Title: Public Health Department of the City of Edinburgh: Patients (bound and unbound records)
Dates of Creation of Material: 1908-1997
Level of Description: Sub-fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 1.5 shelf metres: bound volumes and papers
Name of creator(s): Public Health Department of the City of Edinburgh
Scope and Content: Infectious diseases registers 1908-1997; domiciliary midwifery service applications registers 1960-1977; domiciliary midwifery service patients application forms 1973; domiciliary midwifery service patient records 1965-1967; child welfare service patient registers 1938-1966; child welfare service patient record cards 1968-1977; Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1960 patient forms n.d.; registers of notifications of births 1916-1962
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 September 2009, January 2011