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Welsh Executive Committee

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1538 RCOG/B12
Held at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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Full title: Welsh Executive Committee
Date(s): 1977-1988
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 volume and 1 file
Name of creator(s): Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Welsh Executive Committee was established by Council in 1972 as a standing committee of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) to represent the views of the College to the Welsh Office during the reorganisation of health services in Wales. Its first meeting took place on 23 July 1972 with J R E James serving as Chairman; predominately meetings were held at Llandrindod Wells Hospital. In 2008 its remit was: to discuss and advise upon specialty related matters, particularly within the Principality of Wales. Minutes were kept by the Secretary and submitted to the Council of the RCOG for ratification, this practice continues presently.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' Welsh Executive Committee, 1977-1988, comprising copy minutes of the Welsh Executive Committee, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 1977-1988.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As set out above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

These records are closed because they contain information about planning and policy.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids:

An alphabetical list of founder Members is available from the College Archivist. This is list has been copied from the first Annual Report 1929-1930 and there is also a copy from the fifth Annual Report, 1934.

The College Archives holds card indexes of deceased and living MRCOG holders between 1929 and 1998. The indexes note the date of admission to the MRCOG.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Several early catalogues were not transferred and are no longer extant.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Probably the loose minutes were extracted from Presidents' files.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Imported from the RCOG catalogue and edited by Sarah Drewery.

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

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