Ministry of Health Reports

Scope and Content

Reports of the Chief Medical Officer, 1920-1937, 1962-1966; Ministry of Health annual reports, 1931-1967.

Administrative / Biographical History

The office of the Chief Medical Officer was established in 1855. The CMO advises the Government on health issues. The Ministry of Health was established in 1919.


Arranged into the following: Chief Medical Officer's reports; Ministry of Health Annual Reports; Chief Medical Officer's reports (additional).

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Ministry of Health Reports (D/D PRO/MOH); Department of Health website (, viewed 24 January 2005.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

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