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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): H44/WG
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1948-1974
Level of description: subfonds
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Extent: 2.75 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Woolwich Group Hospital Management Committee | National Health Service


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Woolwich Group Hospital Management Committee was set up in 1948 with the creation of the National Health Service, to administer various hospitals including Bexley and Welling Hospital, Brook General Hospital, Eltham and Mottingham Hospital, Erith and District Hospital, the Woolwich Memorial Hospital, Saint Nicholas' Hospital, Bexley Maternity Hospital, Hainault Maternity Hospital, the Russell Stoneham Hospital, Goldie Leigh Hospital and the British Hospital for Mothers and Babies (Woolwich). It was dissolved during 1974 as part of the National Health Service reorganisation.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Woolwich Group Hospital Management Committee, including Hospital Management Committee minutes, 1948-1974; Establishment Committee minutes, 1948-1969; Finance Sub-Committee minutes, 1948-1974; General Purposes Sub-Committee minutes, 1948-1973; Group Medical Advisory Committee minutes, 1948-1973; Memorial Hospital Medical Advisory Committee minutes, 1948-1974; the Division of General Practice and Community Medicine minutes, 1972-1973; Nursing Sub-Committee minutes, 1949-1969; Nursing and Midwifery Education Committee minutes, 1969-1974; Joint Staff Consultative Committee minutes, 1967-1969; Supplies Sub-Committee minutes, 1949-1969; reports, 1969-1974 and newspaper cuttings, 1957-1974.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

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 available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: Depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ACC/3720, B04/154, B05/070

Allied Materials

Related material:

For related records see: Woolwich Group Hospital Management Committee (catalogue reference: H18); Greenwich and Woolwich Area Health Authority and Woolwich Memorial Hospital (catalogue reference: H44); 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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