File: Department of Child Health

Scope and Content

The Department of Child Health was part of the Faculty of Medicine and was based at Booth Hall Hospital in north Manchester. Subjects covered in the file include:the establishment of a placental and perinatal research unit, including use of funds from the National Fund for Research into Crippling Diseases, and the effects of department restructuring on particular research units in the early 1980s. There is a paper by Robert Boyd and Ian Houston on restructuring the Department (1985). There is a discrete section of documents on a proposal to award an honorary professorship to the paediatrician Carys Bannister.

Former reference: 2872

Related Material

See also VCA/7/390 for the earlier file.