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User Guide 9 - Medicine
Revised March 2003

This User Guide summarises the more important administrative, financial and clinical records of local hospitals, sanatoria and specialised medical institutions. In part 2 it lists records produced by hospital boards and committees, and in parts 3 and 4 details of Medical and Nursing Associations, and personal papers respectively. This guide does not include information about sources for public health.

NB: Access to clinical records is closed for 100 years.

Please note, it is not normally possible to produce unlisted collections for consultation in the Search Room.

  1. Hospitals, sanatoria and specialised medical institutions
  2. Regional Hospital Boards and Committee Records
  3. Medical and Nursing Associations
  4. Personal Papers etc

1. Hospitals, sanatoria and specialised medical institutions

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Barrasford Sanatorium (formerly Newcastle and Northumberland Sanatorium):
Minutes 1911-1913; admissions registers 1950-1960; photographs 1915; Visiting Committee minutes 1906-1951; annual report 1910-1911 refs HO/BA, MD/NC/99/4-29, 604/594

Bensham Asylum:
Patient's poster 1853 ref DX1083/1

Bensham General Hospital (formerly Gateshead Union Workhouse Hospital and known as High Teams Institution Hospital):
Administrative records 1921-1970 including visitors' report books 1949-1970; admissions 1921-1922; registers of mental patients 1926-1958 ref HO/BS

Birney Hill Neurosis and Convalescent Hospital:
Admissions registers 1950-1964; bed state returns 1956-1964 ref HO/BH

Bishopwearmouth Hospital:
Plan of land 1860 ref 1167

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Castle Hill Convalescent Home: see Wylam, Castle Hill Hospital

Coundon, County Durham:
Contract for erection of health centre 1974 ref HA/NR/34/733-734

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Easington Institution:
Registers of inmates 1885-c1947 ref HO.EI

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Fountain View (formerly High Teams Institution):
Admission registers 1921-67; lists of patients transferred from other authorities 1914-66 ref HO/FV

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Gateshead Borough Asylum: see Stannington, St Mary's Hospital

Gateshead, Carr Hill Road Clinic:
Plan 1952 ref 1958

Gateshead Dispensary:
Minutes 1832-1943; reports 1832-1930; visitors book 1898-1947; letter book 1889-1910; visits register 1923-31 ref HO/GD

Gateshead, Dunston Hill Hospital:
Admissions and discharges 1939-1981; press cuttings 1944-1975 ref HO/DH

Gateshead, Queen Elizabeth Hospital:
Plan c1948, commemorative brochures 1948-1986, photographs of redevelopment 1973 ref HO/QE

Gateshead, Royal Jubilee Children's Hospital:
Plan 1887 ref 234

Gosforth, St Nicholas' Hospital (formerly Newcastle Lunatic Asylum):
Administrative records including lists of visitors and their reports 1833-1845; Visiting Justices Committee minutes 1863-1870; Hospital Management Committee minutes 1926-1968; Visiting Committee minutes 1945-1963; registers of insane persons 1829-1845; reception orders into Bensham Asylum 1865-1868; case books 1865-1949; registers of patients 1886-1963; admissions and discharges 1900-1971; annual reports 1865-1993; plans 1865-1988; photographs 1865-1990s etc refs HO/SN, MD/NC

Gosforth, W J Sanderson Orthopaedic Hospital (formerly Home for Crippled Children):
Administrative records 1890-1973 including minutes 1904-1948, medical staff minutes 1968-1973; annual reports 1890-1938, 1946-1947; financial records, ledger 1938-1948 etc, balance sheets 1939-1945 ref HO/SA

Greycourt Convalescent Home for Children:
Minutes 1936-37 ref HO/RVI/12

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Heatherdene Convalescent Home, Harrogate (attached to Sunderland Royal Infirmary):
Committee minutes 1892-1948; admission records 1939-1951 etc ref HO.HEA

Hebburn, Ellison Hall Accident Infirmary:
Administrative records 1902-1975 including Governors' and Committee minutes 1902-1943, plans 1937-1938; admission and discharge registers 1912-1974; outpatients register 1945-1965; x-ray registration 1937-1949 etc ref HO/EH

Hebburn Hospital (formerly Hebburn Isolation Hospital):
Minutes 1900-1948; admissions 1936-1996 ref HO/HB

High Teams Institution See Bensham General Hospital and Fountain View

Houghton le Spring and Hetton Smallpox Hospital:
Administrative records 1904-1948 including discharge register 1925-1926, 1934; financial records 1925-1947 ref 1481

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Innes Hopkins Memorial Home:
Minutes 1922-1933 ref HO/RVI/34

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Jarrow Danesfield Maternity Home:
Maternity register 1941-1974 ref HO/DF

Jarrow General Hospital:
Plan undated ref 928

Jarrow, Infectious Diseases Hospital:
Plans 1888 ref 234

Jarrow, Palmer Community Hospital:
Administrative records 1987 ref HO/PA

Jarrow, Palmer Memorial Hospital:
Administrative records 1870-1973 including Committee minutes 1870-1948; financial records 1875-1926; plans 1919; admission and discharge registers 1936-1973; outpatients register 1931-1950; etc ref HO/PMH

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Middlesbrough, St Luke's Hospital:
Contracts 1952-1979 ref HA/NR/34/702-709

Middlesbrough, South Cleveland General Hospital:
Contracts 1974-1976 ref HA/NR/34/386-400

Monkwearmouth and Southwick Hospital:
Administrative records 1873-1975 including governors' and committee minutes 1896-1948; statutes and rules 1873-1907; patients records 1878-1975; annual reports 1873-1947 etc ref HO.MS

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Newburn, Infectious Diseases Hospital:
Souvenir brochure of opening 1905 ref HB/GNC/415

Newcastle and Gateshead Fever Hospital:
Annual reports 1802, 1872 (incomplete), governors minutes 1804-1868; minutes 1854-1891 refs HO/NG, MD/NC/94/2

Newcastle, Bath Lane Asylum:
Committee minutes, 1854-1870 ref MD/NC/94/2

Newcastle, Belle Grove Lunatic Asylum:
Visitors' minutes 1833-1845; information re history refs HO/BG, 1074/105

Newcastle, Charity for the relief of poor women lying in at their own homes:
Minutes 1787-1858; register 1838-1878: see also Newcastle, Princess Mary Maternity Hospital ref HO/PM

Newcastle, Dental Hospital and School:
Administrative records 1894-1978, including Dental Committee minutes 1894-1948; Board/Court of Governors minutes 1925-1947; Committee of Management minutes 1925-1948; House Committee minutes 1931-1948; Executive Committee minutes 1926-1928; Council of the Dental School minutes 1913-1933; corporate records 1931-1952; rules 1895-1940; financial records 1931-1965; statistics of work on patients 1936-1970; annual reports 1895-1948; photographs 1948, etc ref HO.NDE

Newcastle, The Dispensary:
Administrative records including committee agenda and minute books 1893-1976; cash book 1959-1980; annual reports 1777-1872, 1881-1906, 1918, 1930-1933, 1942-1953, 1958-1969 ref HO/ND

Newcastle, Ear Nose and Throat Hospital:
Administrative records 1906-1948 refs HO/ENT, MD/NC/99/21

Newcastle, East Chest Clinic (formerly the Tuberculosis Dispensary):
Administrative records 1913-1964 including reports 1951-1958 etc, commemorative booklet, 1914-1964 refs DF/HUR/4; 1472

Newcastle, Elswick Grange:
Administrative records 1933-1948 including Management minutes 1933-1946 etc refs 359, 444, MD/NC/283/1-8

Newcastle, Elswick Lodge Diocesan Maternity Home:
Report 1931 ref 604/649

Newcastle Eye Hospital (formerly Northumberland, Durham and Newcastle Infirmary for Diseases of the Eye):
Draft publication of Hospital history 1822-1956; reports 1822, 1908, 1943, photograph, c1904 refs 604/574, 593, 653; DF/HUR/6; 1987/38

Newcastle, Fever Institution:
Regulations and list of subscribers, 1804; Governors' Committee minutes, December 1804 - September 1868; annual meeting, June 1886; committee minutes, 1854-1891; photo c1880 refs HO/NG, 604/563, MD/NC/94/2-5, 646/50

Newcastle, Fleming Memorial Hospital for Sick Children:
Administrative records 1863-1960 including governors minutes 1864-1948; medical board minutes 1936-1960; annual reports 1863-1947; admissions register 1955-1958; nurses registers 1911-1926; photographs 1946 ref HO/FL

Newcastle, Freeman Hospital:
Contracts and plans 1964-1974; brochure commemorating official opening 1978 ref HO/FR

Newcastle, Freemen's Hospital (Holy Jesus):
Administrative records c1888, c1915, including admissions applications book 1905-1911; financial records 1894-1899; lists of 'poor in ordinary' c1695-1801; list of those 'in hospital' c1685-1700; rules 1732, 1874; Jesus Hospital Estate Act 1846 ref 595

Newcastle, The Gables, Maternity Hospital:
Committee minutes 1919-1950, deeds 1928; list of patients c1950; correspondence 1948-1951 ref HO/GM

Newcastle General Hospital (formerly the Union Workhouse Infirmary and later known as Wingrove Hospital):
Administrative records 1832-1977 including Workhouse Committee minutes 1838-1840; Hospital Committee minutes 1908-1910, 1917-1930; Medical Superintendent's reports 1921-1935; admissions registers 1947-1967; deaths registers 1918-1960; deeds 1835-1901 etc refs HO/NGH, MD/NC/99/15-19

Newcastle Hospital for the Diseases of Women, 11 St Mary's Place:
Case books 1866-1949; subscription accounts 1907-1932; annual reports 1933-1942; cash books 1903-1948; balance sheets 1941-1942; letter book 1923-1933; management committee minutes 1889-1904 ref HO/DW

Newcastle, Hunter's Moor Hospital (formerly Home for the Incurables, Spital Tongues and St Mary Magdalene Home):
Patients' reports 1887-1963; alphabetical list of patients 1911-1965; annual reports 1921-1928; City Council Home for Incurables Subcommittee minutes 1884-1903 refs HO/HM, MD/NC/272, 604

Newcastle, Keelman's Hospital:
Articles of Keelmen's Hospital Society and rules of Hospital 1829; minute book 1739-1842 with printed articles of society 1929; cash books 1733-1740, 1771-1797; register of members c1735-1823; receipts and subscriptions 1770-1849; sick and poor book 1739-1769; rules 1865; City Council Keelmen's Hospital Subcommittee 1890-1967; historical notes; engraving c1820 refs 418; 604/655, 1299; 1160; MD/NC/77/1-7; DX872/45

Newcastle, Leazes Baby Hospital:
House committee minutes 1956-1971; admissions 1926-1973; annual reports 1940-1942; history of the hospital 1956; day report book 1944 ref HO/LZ

Newcastle, Northern Counties Chest Hospital:
Administrative records 1931-1948 including Management Committee minutes, 1931-1948; reports 1878-1958 etc ref HO/NCC

Newcastle, North Durham, Northumberland, Newcastle and Gateshead Venereal Diseases Clinic:
Report 1938 ref 1547/123

Newcastle Pauper Lunatic Asylum:
Information re history ref 1074/105

Newcastle, Peace and Unity Hospital:
Sketch c1840; account of the laying of the Foundation Stone 1814 refs 1074/460, GU/SL/9

Newcastle, Princess Mary Maternity Hospital (formerly the Lying-in Hospital, and the Maternity Hospital and Outdoor Charity for Poor Women):
Administrative records 1760-1971 including minutes 1760-1945; Medical staff minutes 1917-1951, Extension Appeal Fund Subcommittee minutes 1923-1924; House Committee minutes 1949-1971; financial records 1760-1931; admission books 1760-1786; patients records 1903-1985 including inpatients registers 1924-1985, admission registers 1974-1985, case notes 1951-1955, babies records 1945-1982; paediatric annual reports 1947-1980 ref HO/PM

Newcastle, Royal Victoria Asylum for the Blind:
Report 1836; minutes 1839-1985; annual reports 1840-1984 (incomplete); log books, 1901-1973; financial journal, 1889-1971; rules 1903-1916; admissions c1894-1974; plans 1974-1983 ref E/NC18

Newcastle, Royal Victoria Infirmary (formerly at Gallowgate and Forth Banks):
Administrative records 1751-1983 including House Committee minutes 1751-1971; Court of Governors' minutes 1911-1948; Honorary Staff Committee minutes 1880- 1944; annual reports 1751-1951; admission and discharge books 1778-1788; Finance Committee minutes 1904-1971; baptism register 1947-1980; burials 1822-1845; patients records 1942-1971; photographs 1899-c1960 ref HO/RVI

Newcastle, Smallpox Hospital:
Administrative records 1940-1958; plan 1871 refs HA/NC, 646/51

Newcastle, St John's Ambulance Brigade, Auxiliary Hospital, Kensington Terrace:
Administrative records 1916-1920 including minutes 1916-1920; correspondence 1916-1918 etc ref HO/SJ

Newcastle, Trinity House Chapel and Hospital:
Sketch c1840 ref 1074/460

North Shields, Frater Maternity Home:
Midwifery birth registers 1960-1965 ref 1913

North Shields, Moor Park Hospital:
Case registers 1934-1959; staff register 1902-1924; expense account book 1902-1913 ref HO/MP

North Shields, Preston Hospital (formerly Tynemouth Union Workhouse and Poor Law Institute):
Administrative records 1914-1956 including House Committee minutes 1954-1955; Hospital Management and House Subcommittee minutes 1930-1948, 1954-1956; Master's half-yearly reports 1918-1948; Master's weekly reports 1927-1949; admission and discharge registers 1867-1974; financial records 1899-1949 including wages books 1907-1945; quarterly summary and balance of provisions accounts 1899-1948; births 1866-1888, 1892-1948; maternity register 1910-1949 refs 913, 1131, 1913

Northumberland, Durham and Newcastle Infirmary for Diseases of the Eye:
Annual report 1835 ref DX1040

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Ryhope, Cherry Knowle Hospital (formerly Sunderland Mental Hospital):
Administrative records 1891-1976 including minutes 1891-1976; Medical Superintendent's monthly reports 1895-1938, annual reports 1900-1947; discharges, transfers and deaths registers 1895-1961; visitation reports 1895-1974; admissions registers 1895-1987; case and treatment records 1897-1925; plans 1932-1937 refs HO/CK, DT/TRM/4/390-407

Ryhope General Hospital:
Administrative records 1940-1965 including registers of casualties 1940-1948; registers of patients 1941-1965 ref HO.RG

Ryton Woodside, Seals Burn Hospital:
Day book 1925-1933 ref HO/SB

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Seaham Hall Hospital:
Case registers 1928-1970 etc ref HO/SEA

Sheriff Hill Isolation Hospital:
Visitors book 1940-1954; annual report 1948 ref HO/SH

Shotley Bridge Hospital (includes the records of Newcastle Cancer Hospital):
Administrative records 1945-1952 including numbers of patients (service & civilian) 1945-1948; alphabetical record book of patients c1952; salaries of nursing staff 1941 refs 592, 444

South Shields, Cleadon Isolation Hospital and Sanatorium:
Plans 1914-1925; misc 1924-1973 ref HO/CL

South Shields, Deans Hospital:
Inventory 1967-1970 ref HO/DN

South Shields General Hospital (formerly Harton Institution Hospital):
Administrative records 1889-1983, including financial records 1936-1955; nurses register 1936-1982; plans 1966-1983; admission and discharge registers 1937-1967; mortuary/death registers 1937-1975; etc ref HO/SSG (see also South Shields Maternity Hospital)

South Shields, Ingham Infirmary:
Administrative records 1846-1967 including minutes 1869-1948; financial records 1876-1938; wages 1919-1946; admission and discharge registers 1921-1967; outpatients register 1951-1953; annual reports 1939-1947; etc ref HO/ING

South Shields Maternity Hospital (part of South Shields General Hospital):
Maternity registers 1919-1962; registers of births 1935-1961; etc ref HO/SSM

South Shields Union Temporary Isolation Hospital:
Plan 1910 ref 928/198

South Shields and Westoe Dispensary:
Minutes 1846-1874 [see also South Shields, Ingham Infirmary] ref HO/ING

South Shields, Whiteleas Hospital:
Wages books 1927-1949; matron's household accounts 1932-1944 ref HO/WT

South Tyneside District Hospital:
photograph c1993 ref HO.ST

Stannington, St Mary's Hospital (formerly Gateshead Borough Asylum):
Management Committee minutes 1907-1974; plans 1909-1915; visitors' book 1913-1960; annual reports 1914-1947; admission and discharge registers 1913-1987; deaths register 1914-1949; financial records 1914-1948; correspondence 1907-1965; photograph album 1965 refs 1957, 1958, 2945 (unlisted)

Sunderland, Children's Hospital:
Administrative records 1902-1948 including Hospital Committee minutes 1902-1948 etc; Nurses examination results 1924-1940; admission and discharge registers 1933-1970; index of patients 1948-1971; record of surgical cases 1925-1947; medical reports 1931-1941 refs HO.SUC, HO.SRI, HA/SU

Sunderland District General Hospital:
Administrative records 1928-1978 including register of nurses in training 1950-1969; registers of vaccinations 1928-1941; indoor relief lists 1931-1950; registers of deaths 1932-1969; registers of births 1932-1952; admission and discharge registers 1938-1971; registers of patients 1939-1949; indexes to admissions 1952-1972 ref HO.SUG

Sunderland Eye Infirmary (formerly Sunderland and North Durham Eye Infirmary and Durham County and Sunderland Eye Infirmary):
Administrative records 1836-1952 including House and Finance Committee minutes 1914-1948; General Committee minutes 1925-1949; workmen's Governors minutes 1923-1948; statutes and rules 1909-1924; annual reports 1836-1946; financial records 1938-1952; wages records 1936-1951; plans 1929, 1938, 1948 refs HO.SEI, DT/TRM/4/366-389

Sunderland, Highfield Public Assistance Institution:
Administrative records 1866-1969 including Visiting Committee minutes 1943-1947; staff records 1889-1937; death registers 1866-1954; indoor relief lists 1866-1949; indexes of inmates c 1876-1949; admission and discharge registers 1877-1969; registers of lunatics 1896-1948; creed registers 1888-1941 etc ref HO.HI

Sunderland Isolation Hospital:
Plans 1900-1913 refs 209/57, T12/686

Sunderland, Military Hospital (formerly Women's Block, Sunderland Poor Law Institution):
Notes/papers 1914-1918, admission papers 1914-1918 etc, newspaper cuttings, correspondence etc 1914-1918 ref 209/118

Sunderland Municipal General Hospital:
Admission and discharge registers 1938-1951; registers of births 1932-1952; death registers 1932-1950; outpatients' register 1929-1949; vaccinator's registers 1928-1935, 1938-1941 ref 1481

Sunderland Orthopaedic and Accident Hospital: see Monkwearmouth and Southwick Hospital

Sunderland, Royal Infirmary (includes the records of the Dispensary, Infirmary, House of Recovery and Humane Society):
Administrative records 1800-1981 including Governors' and Committee minutes 1800-1948; Workmen's Governors Committee minutes 1883-1948; House Committee minutes 1886-1948; Special Committee minutes 1886-1948; Finance Committee minutes 1922-1948; Medical Officers' Committee minutes 1830-1960; Nursing Committee minutes 1907-1948; statutes and rules 1824-1938; financial records 1889-1948; staff records 1898-1973; patient records 1887-1981; annual reports 1852-1947; plans 1928, 1930, 1944; photographs c1900-1960s refs HO.SRI, HA/SU, DT/TRM/4/316-325

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Tynemouth, Victoria Jubilee Infirmary (formerly North Shields Benevolent Society and flower mission and Borough of Tynemouth Infirmary and Benevolent Society):
Administrative records 1878-1948 including House Committee minutes 1907-1948, 1960-1973; General Committee minutes 1908-1948; annual reports 1878-1948; cash books 1941-1948; expenditure journal 1939-1946; admissions and discharges 1915-1968; war casualties 1939-1948 (inpatients), 1939-1941 (outpatients); midwives registers of births 1954-1965; plan c1930s; civilian war casualties 1939-41 refs 1130, 1913, 1940, MB/WB

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Walker, Accident Hospital:
Administrative records 1870-1948 including House Committee minutes 1870-1948; Secretary's minutes 1870-1948; reports 1870-1948; plans 1866-1926 ref 646

Walkergate, City Hospital for Infectious Diseases (formerly the Fever Hospital):
Annual reports 1951-1958; admission and discharge registers 1958-1977; photographs 1888-1972; plans c1885-1937; files 1933-1949; Newcastle City Committee minutes 1884-1891 refs 444, 646, 1266, 1472, 2045, 2868 (unlisted), D/NCP/23/4, MD/NC/94/5

Wallsend, Sir G B Hunter Memorial Hospital:
Management Committee and House Committee minutes 1944-1948; annual reports and accounts 1947-1948 refs 702, 1913

Wallsend, Infectious Diseases Hospital:
Admissions 1912-1948 ref 702

Whickham and District War Memorial Cottage Hospital:
Administrative records 1908-1984 including Hospital Committee minutes 1913-1919; annual reports 1920-1947; Matron's reports 1951-1984; admission registers 1922-1972 ref HO/WH

Winlaton, Normans Riding Hospital:
Administrative records 1910-1975 including Matron's and Hospital Secretary's reports 1950-1964; admission registers 1931-1970; financial records 1923-1947; porters books 1916-1933 ref HO/NR

Woolley Sanatorium:
Admissions and discharges registers 1948-1972 ref 2045

Wylam, Castle Hill Hospital:
Admission and discharge registers 1976-1988; death registers 1967-1988; staff registers 1923-1988; plans 1964 etc ref HO/CAH

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2. Regional Hospital Boards and Committee Records

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Blaydon, Ryton and Whickham Joint Hospital Board:
minutes 1904-1948; financial records 1905-1948 etc ref HB/BRW

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Gateshead and District Hospital Management Committee:
Minutes 1948-1974 ref HA/GA

Gosforth, Newburn and Castle Ward Joint Hospital Committee (later West Northumberland Joint Hospital Board):
Minutes 1903-1948; accounts 1903-1949, letter books 1903-1948, files 1914-1948 ref HB/GNC

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Hebburn UDC Hospital Committee:
Minutes 1900-1914 ref T17

Hetton UDC Hospital Committee (with Houghton Rural District Council):
Minutes 1910-1947 ref T18

Hetton UDC Smallpox Joint Hospital Committee: see Houghton le Spring and Hetton Joint Smallpox Hospital Board

Houghton le Spring UDC Hospital Committee:
Minutes 1893-1936 ref RD/HS

Houghton le Spring UDC Cemetery Sewage Farm and Hospital Committee:
Minutes 1898-1955 ref UD/HS

Houghton le Spring Sanitary and Hospital Committee:
Minutes 1920-1955 ref UD/HS

Houghton le Spring and Hetton Joint Smallpox Hospital Board:
Administrative records 1904-1949 including minutes 1905-1929; papers re establishment of hospital 1904-1905; contracts 1907-1935; correspondence 1925-1936; financial papers 1930-1946; wages papers 1939-1949; patient records 1925-1935 ref HB.HSH

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Newcastle, Care of the Mentally Defective Committee:
Minutes 1914-1948 ref MD/NC/20/1-14

Newcastle City Council Health Dept:
Administrative records 1889-1963 including Superintendent of Hospitals letter books 1889-1916, hospital committee reports 1922-1963 ref 595

Newcastle City Blind Persons Committee:
Minutes 1921-1948 ref MD/NC

Newcastle City Mental Hospital Visiting Committee:
Minutes 1892-1948 ref MD/NC/141/1-10

Newcastle City VD Clinics Joint Committee:
Minutes 1937-1948 ref MD/NC/309/1-2

Newcastle CBC Hospitals Advisory Board Joint Committee:
Minutes 1938-1944 ref MD/NC

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital Management Committee:
Administrative records, including minutes 1931-1969; Subcommittee minutes 1951-1969; financial records 1903-1949 ref HA/NC

North East Durham Joint Smallpox Hospital Board:
Administrative records 1904-1948, including minutes 1904-1948 ref HB/ND

North East Regional Hospital Advisory Council:
Annual reports and accounts 1942-1944

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South East Northumberland Hospital Management Committee:
Records 1948-1974 ref 1913

South Shields District Hospital Management Committee:
Minutes 1948-1974; costs 1962-1964; misc 1930s-1964 ref HA/SS

South Shields Rural and Southwick-on-Wear Joint Hospital Board:
Administrative records 1903-1928 including minutes 1903-1928; visiting committee minutes 1903-1912; financial records 1904-1928, letter books 1907-1917 ref HB/SSO

South Tyneside Area Health Authority:
Administrative records 1948-1985 ref HA/ST

South Tyneside Health Care Trust:
administrative records 1992-1994; newsletter 1993 ref HT.ST

Sunderland Hospital Management Committee:
Committee minutes 1948-1960 ref HA/SU

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Wallsend etc Joint Hospital Board:
Ledger 1908-1910 ref 259

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3. Medical and Nursing Associations

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Blaydon District Nurse:
Home visits register 1913-64 ref DX938

British Medical Association, Newcastle Division:
Committee and General meetings minutes 1903-1968; rules 1938; correspondence 1921-1968; Newcastle Local Medical Committee minutes 1912-1961; financial records 1918-1976; correspondence etc 1951-1960; Newcastle Panel Committee, later Newcastle Local Medical and Panel Committee minutes 1914-1948; correspondence etc 1925-1948; Newcastle Non-Panel Committee minutes 1914; Newcastle Local Medical War Committee files 1937-1946; Newcastle Regional Medical Recruitment Committee minutes 1952-1955; Newcastle Regional Consultants and Specialists Committee minutes 1948-1965; correspondence 1950-1960 NB Access only by permission - enquiries to the Chief Archivist ref AS.BMA2

British Medical Association, North of England Branch:
North of England Branch Council and Committee minutes 1910-1960; Newcastle Division Committee and General Meetings minutes 1903-1968; Newcastle Panel Committee minutes 1914-1948; Local Medical Committee minutes 1912-1961; Consultants' and Specialists' Committee minutes 1948-1965; Region and District annual reports 1925-1939; Honorary Secretary's files 1924-1955 etc Note Access only by permission - Enquiries to the Chief Archivist refs 1300, 2089

British Medical Association, North of England Branch:
Council, Committee and General meetings minutes 1910-1960; annual reports 1925-1939; correspondence etc 1924-1967; rules of Sunderland Division 1961; Royal College of General Practitioners North of England Faculty minutes etc 1969-1973 NB Access only by permission - enquiries to the Chief Archivist ref AS.BMA1

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Edith Cavill Memorial Fund for the Northern Counties of England:
Minutes 1915-1925 ref 374/10

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Gateshead County Borough Insurance Committee and Executive Committee:
Minutes 1912-74; sealed documents 1913-74 ref FP/GA

Gateshead Nursing Association:
Minutes 1901-1968; statements of account 1950-1964; annual report 1938; correspondence 1948-1973 ref 2205

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National Association for the prevention of consumption:
Newcastle and Northumberland Branch Committee minutes, 1907-1909 ref CHX16

Newcastle Ambulance Service Headquarters, Blenheim Street:
Opening brochure 1967 ref 2261

Newcastle, Cathedral Nurse and Loan Society for the sick poor of the City of Newcastle:
Reports 1887-1948 etc ref CHX20

Newcastle upon Tyne County Borough Insurance Committee and Executive Council:
Council and Committee minutes 1912-1974 ref FP/NC

Newcastle and Northumberland Branch, National Association for the Prevention of Consumption:
Committee minutes 1907-1909 ref CHX16

North Tyneside Family Practitioner Committee:
Council and Committee minutes 1947-1974; subcommittee minutes 1973-1983; cash books 1961-1976 ref FP/NT

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South Tyneside Family Practitioner Committee:
Minutes 1960-1974, cash books 1941-1981, salaries books 1948-1974 ref FP/ST

Sunderland, District Nursing Association:
Minutes 1922-1930; reports 1928-1933 ref AS/NA2

Sunderland Family Practitioner Committee:
Council and subcommittee minutes 1947-1974; committee attendance registers 1952-1969; cash books 1947-1984; reports 1912-1920 etc ref FP/SU

Sunderland Independent Sick Society:
Registers of patients 1838-1919 ref CHX17

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Wallsend District Nursing Association:
Annual report 1923 ref 1304/2

For friendly societies and medical charities enquire at Search Room desk

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4. Personal Papers etc

Correspondence of Joseph Brown:
Army medical service and physician to Sunderland and Bishopwearmouth Infirmary 1798-1818 ref 1132

Philip Brown, MD & surgeon of Blaydon:
Day books 1846-89 ref DX939

Notes on the medical cure of John Cutter
1797 ref 13/53

W E Harker, surgeon at Newcastle RVI:
Record of operations 1894-1895 ref DX1032

Papers of George Hurrell MD:
Consultant Chest Physician at Newcastle General Hospital 1945-1964. Records relate to the history of Newcastle General Hospital 1901-1970 ref DF/HUR

Papers of Miss R E Lumsden:
Diaries of service in field hospitals in Egypt and Salonika, in QAIMNS (Res) 1915-1927, and other papers 1915-1954 ref DX101

Papers of Captain A D Peacock:
Royal Army Medical Corps concerning investigations into the causes of trench fever: diaries 1915-1919; correspondence 1914-1920; publications 1916-1918; photographs 1914-1918 etc ref DX250

Dr Phillipson's case book:
1868-1869 see HO/RVI

Thomas Giordani Wright, surgeon's apprentice, Newcastle:
Diaries 1826-29 ref DX47

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