Exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the Royal Masonic Hospital

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Thought that members of the Health Archives and Records Group might like to know about our current exhibition, Healing Through Kindness, which commemorates the centenary of the founding of the Royal Masonic Hospital. For further details see: http://freemasonry.london.museum/event/exhibition-healing-through-kindness/ The exhibition will be open Monday to Friday 10am until 5pm until 7 April 2017. Opened as a hospital […]

Publication of the Survey of Hospital Records In Ireland

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The National Archives of Ireland have published their survey of hospital archives in Ireland. The survey funded by the Wellcome Trust was carried out between May 2014 and December 2015 with the objective of establishing the location, extent, content and condition of the archives of hospitals in the Republic of Ireland. Approximately 200 locations were identified […]

Upcoming event: ‘Cracking the case note conundrum’ – Lothian Health Services Archive, Edinburgh, Wednesday 19th October 2016

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LHSA holds over one million patient case notes covering a wide variety of medical specialties. These folder-based case notes contain a range of documents relating to patient care, and can be a rich primary archival source for an array of historical, scientific and medical disciplines. Cataloguing such records, however, can be a difficult undertaking. As […]

Scottish Records Association Conference 2016: Public healthcare in Scotland before the NHS.

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The full programme for this year’s Scottish Records Association Conference is now available to view online at: https://sraconference2016.wordpress.com/registration/information/ Bookings will close on the 24th October but those wishing to book are advised to do so soon as space may be limited.   The conference will take place on Friday 4th November at the AK Bell Library in […]