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Records of Blawarthill Hospital, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Author:
Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.
Reference:
GB 812 HB 82.
Title:
Records of Blawarthill Hospital, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
Dates of Creation:
1971.
Extent:
0.10 metres.
Held at:
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archives.
Name of Creator:
Blawarthill Hospital (hospital: 1897- : Dunbartonshire, Scotland).
Language of Material:
English.
Level of Description:
Fonds.
Edition:
First edition.

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Administrative/Biographical History

Blawarthill Hospital opened as the Renfrew and Clydebank Joint Hospital in 1897. It was an Infectious Disease hospital until 1951 when tuberculosis and other specialties were added. In 1967 Blawarthill became a geriatric hospital. It entered the National Health Service in 1948 under the Board of Management for Dunbartonshire Hospitals, was placed in the Greater Glasgow Health Board Western District in 1974 and came under the West Glasgow Hospitals University National Health Service Trust from 1994. Blawarthill Hospital closed in 2012.


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Scope and Content

  • Ward plan, 1971
System of Arrangement:
Chronological within record class.
Custodial History:
Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:
Unknown.
Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling:
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures.
Accruals:
None expected.
Access Conditions:
Normal 30 year and 75 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 55: Records of Greater Glasgow Health Board
GB 812 HB 28: Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow
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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