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Papers of Bernard Isaacs, 1924–1995, geriatrician

Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.
GB 812 HB 99.
Papers of Bernard Isaacs, 1924–1995, geriatrician.
Dates of Creation:
0.05 metres.
Held at:
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archives.
Name of Creator:
Isaacs, Bernard (1924–1995: geriatrician).
Language of Material:
Level of Description:
First edition.

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Administrative/Biographical History

Bernard Isaacs was born in Glasgow in 1924 and educated at the University of Glasgow, Scotland gaining MB, ChB in 1947 and MD in 1957. He was Senior Registrar at the Western District Hospital, Glasgow and Assistant Lecturer in Materia Medica at Glasgow University as well as Assistant Physician at Foresthall Hospital between 1957–1961.

Isaacs then became a Consulting Physician at Foresthall Hospital from 1961–1964 and then a Consulting Physician in Geriatric Medicine at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Associated Hospitals between 1964–1974. Isaacs then went on to become Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Birmingham University, 1974–1989 before retiring to Jerusalem, Israel. Isaacs died in 1995.

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Scope and Content

  • Memoir of work as a geriatrician at Foresthall Hospital, 1958–1964
System of Arrangement:
Single item.
Custodial History:
Records held by Professor Isaacs prior to transfer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:
Professor Isaacs.
Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling:
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures.
Further accessions are expected.
Access Conditions:
No restrictions.

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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:
Related Units of Description:
GB 812 HB 29: Records of Foresthall Hospital, 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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