Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2764
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: MEDICAL OFFICERS OF HEALTH
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.04 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Society of Medical Officers of Health | Metropolitan Branch
Medical services within the counties of London and Middlesex were directed by the County Medical Officer of Health, who managed various medical officers including doctors, dentists, nurses, technical staff and clerical staff. The County Health Department's work included maternity and child health services, care and aftercare of the ill, prevention of illness, health education, school health services, mental health services and health control.
The Metropolitan Association of Medical Officers of Health was established on 3 April 1856 as a professional association for medical officers of health. The name was changed to the Society of Medical Officers of Health in 1873, and to the Society of Public Health in 1989.
Scope and content/abstract:
Minutes of the Council and of Branch Meetings of the Metropolitan Branch of the Society of Medical Officers of Health.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
One item catalogued as ACC/2764/001.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Volume donated by the Essex County Librarian on 11 October 1989.
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: June to August 2010.