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Records of Glasgow Western (and Gartnavel) Hospitals Board of Management, administrative body, Glasgow, Scotland

Author:
Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.
Reference:
GB 812 HB 37.
Title:
Records of Glasgow Western (and Gartnavel) Hospitals Board of Management, administrative body, Glasgow, Scotland.
Dates of Creation:
1948-1974.
Extent:
4.00 metres.
Held at:
NHS Greater Glasgow Archive.
Name of Creator:
Glasgow Western (and Gartnavel) Hospitals Board of Management (administrative body: 1968-1974: Glasgow, Scotland).
Language of Material:
English.
Level of Description:
Fonds.
Edition:
First edition.

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Administrative/Biographical History

Glasgow Western Hospitals Board of Management was formed in 1948 and was responsible for the Western Infirmary, Glasgow Eye Infirmary, Glasgow Orthopaedic Clinic and the Killearn, Knightswood, Royal Beatson Memorial and Ear, Nose and Throat hospitals. In 1968 Gartnavel Royal Mental Hospital (which had previously had its own Board of Management) was brought within the scope of this Board of Management which was renamed the Glasgow Western (and Gartnavel) Hospitals Board of Management accordingly. This amalgamation was carried out partly to facilitate the construction of the Gartnavel General Hospital which opened in 1973. In 1974 this Board of Management was succeeded by the Western District of the Greater Glasgow Health Board.


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Scope and Content

  • Board of Management minutes, 1948-1974
  • Attendance register, 1948-1973
  • Annual Report, 1965-1966
System of Arrangement:
Chronological within record class.
Custodial History:
Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:
Greater Glasgow Health Board Western District.
Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling:
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures.
Accruals:
None expected.
Access Conditions:
Normal 30 year closures apply.

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Copyright / Reproduction:
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents.
Existence of Copies:
No known copies.
This material is original.
Finding Aids:
Descriptive list.
Related Units of Description:
GB 812 HB 13: Records of Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Glasgow
GB 812 HB 28: Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow
GB 812 HB 55: Records of Greater Glasgow Health Board
Publication Note:
No known publications using this material.

Fonds-Level Description Compilation Details

Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.

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