Smith, Annie Murray

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Certificate of Edinburgh City Hospital 1924; Scottish Board of Health Fever Nurse's certificate 1924; certificate of the Royal Infirmary School of Nursing 1927; Metropolitan Asylums Board Official Testimonial 1929; certificate of membership of Royal British Nurses' Association 1929; certificate of having crossed the Equator 1973; "In Memoriam Sir Henry Wade DSD, CMG, 1877-1955" 1955; badges; miscellaneous

Administrative / Biographical History

Annie Murray Smith trained as a fever nurse at the City Hospital in 1924, and trained further at the Royal Infirmary School of Nursing until 1927. In 1929 she became a member of the Royal British Nurses' Association

Arrangement

Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access

Public access to these records is governed by the UK Data Protection Act 1998, the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the latest version of the Scottish Government Records Management: NHS Code of Practice (Scotland). Whilst some records may be accessed freely by researchers, the aforementioned legislation and guidelines mean that records with sensitive information on named individuals may be closed to the public for a set time.

Where records are about named deceased adults, they will be open 75 years after the latest date in the record, on the next 01 January. Records about individuals below 18 years (living or deceased) or adults not proven to be deceased will be open 100 years after the latest date in the record, on the next 01 January. Further information on legislation and guidelines covering medical records can be found on the LHSA webpage (http://www.lhsa.lib.ed.ac.uk/).

LHSA can support the use of records closed to public access for legitimate clinical, historical and genealogical research purposes. Please contact the LHSA Archivist for more details regarding procedures on how you can apply for permission to view closed records. Telephone us on: 0131 650 3392 or email us at lhsa@ed.ac.uk

Acquisition Information

Corrillon Craig and Company, Edinburgh, March 1984

Note

Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists

Other Finding Aids

Manual item-level descriptive list available

Custodial History

Unknown

Accruals

No further accessions are expected