Orthopaedic operation books

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 PLA/1/1
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      2 sub-subseries, 30 items. Condition: many volumes have 'red-rot'.

Scope and Content

Orthopaedic operations books, giving details of orthopaedic operations performed by Platt and his colleagues. The books give details of the patients, the diagnosis and operation, and operating staff. There are two sub-subseries, one for state/voluntary patients and one for private patients. Both contain substantial runs of operation books, for state patients from 1915 to 1940, and for private patients from 1920 to 1967. Items are arranged in chronological order.

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..