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WOOLWICH GROUP HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): H18
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WOOLWICH GROUP HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
Date(s): 1935-1974
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2.67 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Woolwich Group Hospital Management Committee

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Woolwich Group Hospital Management Committee was set up in 1948 with the creation of the National Health Service, to administer the Woolwich Memorial Hospital and the British Hospital for Mothers and Babies (Woolwich). It was dissolved during 1974 as part of the National Health Service reorganisation.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Woolwich Group Hospital Management Committee, comprising correspondence files, 1935-1974, on subjects including the Endowment and Amenities Fund; land and buildings of the British Hospital for Mothers and Babies; the constitution and reorganisation of the National Health Service; maternity services at the British Hospital for Mothers and Babies; the Medical Planning and Joint Health Services Committee; the standardisation of medical records; training schools for nurses; staff appointments and resignations and the Group Officers and Hospital Secretaries' Meeting.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

In sections according to catalogue.

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: Depositor

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ACC/2173

Allied Materials

Related material:

For related records see: British Hospital for Mothers and Babies (reference: H14/BMB); Woolwich Group Hospital Management Committee (catalogue reference: H44/WG); Greenwich and Bexley Area Health Authority (catalogue reference: H44/GB); Woolwich Memorial Hospital (catalogue reference: H44/WMH) and Saint Nicholas' Hospital, Plumstead (catalogue reference: H20/NIC).


Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
February 2009

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