Reference code(s): HL/U/HIL
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: UXBRIDGE GROUP HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: HILLINGDON HOSPITAL
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 4.66 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Hillingdon Hospital x Hillingdon County Hospital and Infirmary
The Uxbridge workhouse was first constructed in 1744. It was taken over by the Middlesex County Council in 1930 and redeveloped as Hillingdon County Hospital and Infirmary.
On the creation of the National Health Service (NHS) in 1948 the administration of the Hospital passed to the North West Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board and the Uxbridge Group Regional Hospital Board. The Hospital was significantly reconstructed in 1963.
Source of information: Peter Higginbotham at The Workhouse Website.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of Hillingdon Hospital, 1930-1963, including male and female admission registers, military admission and discharge registers, death registers and casualty registers; annual reports of the Medical Superintendent and Medical Director; reports relating to staff grading; papers relating to costs and maintenance; architectural plans and circular from the Ministry of Health regarding regional hospital areas.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
These records are arranged according to a classification scheme for hospital records: General Hospital Administration (A), Patients' Administration (B), Finance Office (D), Endowments (E), Related Documentation (Y) and Prints and Photographs (PH).
Conditions governing access:
These records are open to public inspection, although under section 5(4) of the 1958 Public Records Act administrative records are closed for 30 years and patient records for 100 years.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright: City of London
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
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See also Uxbridge Board of Guardians BG/U, Middlesex County Council Public Health Committee, Southern Hospitals and Institutions Sub-committee 1930 - 1938, and Western Hospitals and Institutions Sub-committee.
For further information regarding Uxbridge Workshouse please see The Workhouse website at http://www.workhouses.org.uk
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: January 2009