Patient case notes

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 PLA/1/8/2
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 A.8
  • Dates of Creation
      1940-1941
  • Physical Description
      10 pieces, 25 sheets.

Scope and Content

Patient case notes of cases of peripheral nerve injuries during the second world war, admitted to various military hospitals in Britain, including Winwick and Davyhulme, in 1940. Causes of injuries include motor car accidents, shrapnel wounds and gunshot wounds. Most patients were members of the British armed forces, but there are also patients from the Norwegian Expeditionary Force, the Polish Army and the German Navy.

Access Information

Patient records subject to access restrictions; may be closed up to 100 years according to the requirements of the Data Protection Act, 1998.