TIHR 70 Festival programme goes live!

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Posted on behalf of Juliet Scott, Business Development Manager & Festival Director   We are delighted to launch the website for ‘Reimagining Human Relations in Our Time’, a festival celebrating 70 years of the Tavistock Institute.   At the heart of the festival is the Institute’s archive which over the last two years has been intricately […]

Introduction to The King’s Fund Digital Archive

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By Ruth Nitkiewicz, Information Specialist, The King’s Fund (r.nitkiewicz@kingsfund.org.uk)     Selection of documents that have been scanned and are available through the King’s Fund Digital Archive   The King’s Fund is a charity that works to improve health care in England. Established in 1897 as an initiative of the then Prince of Wales, the initial purpose […]

Minutes from last HARG general meeting at the Museum of the Mind, 16 March 2017, are now available

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The HARG general meeting was held on 16th March 2017 at the Museum of the Mind in Beckenham, Kent. The meeting included presentations by Juliet Scott (Tavistock Institute) on the TIHR Archive Project and Laura Hynds regarding changes in the new NHS Code of Records Management. Following the meeting attendees were given a guided tour […]

Image credit: Lothian Health Service Archive, redacted entry from a volume of case notes from the early 20th century (LHB44/20/1)

Workshop on handling sensitivity issues in scientific and medical collections 17 July 2017

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The Health Archives and Records Group (HARG), in collaboration with London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, are hosting a free, day-long workshop on various sensitivity issues surrounding scientific and medical records.This will be a forum for sharing experiences, discussing problems and moving towards formulating a clearer and more consistent set of guidelines for archivists […]

Forthcoming symposium on exploring hospital records at the London Metropolitan Archives

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EXPLORING HOSPITAL RECORDS AND ARCHIVES: A Symposium Event for Researchers and Archivists The event is relevant for people starting their research (undergraduate or postgraduate) or those wanting to explore new routes into academic or historical explorations Researching hospital records offers opportunities and presents challenges. Records from the Royal Free Hospital will provide a main focus […]