Records of the RCOG Welsh Executive Committee

Scope and Content

Copy minutes of the RCOG Welsh Executive Committee, 1977-1988, including discussion of local Welsh issues in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Welsh Executive Committee was established by Council in 1972 as a standing committee of the RCOG to represent the views of the College to the Welsh Office during the reorganisation of health services in Wales. Its first meeting took place on 23 July 1972 with J R E James serving as Chairman; predominately meetings were held at Llandrindod Wells Hospital. In 2008 its remit was: to discuss and advise upon specialty related matters, particularly within the Principality of Wales. Minutes were kept by the Secretary and submitted to the Council of the RCOG for ratification, this practice continues presently.

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Permission is required for external access to College records less than twenty years old.

Acquisition Information

Internal transfer, possibly from the RCOG President's Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of the RCOG. Reproductions are available at the discretion of the College Archivist.

Related Material

Related material at the RCOG can also be found at the following references:

RCOG/A4/14-25 President's papers on the committee, including a brief history of the committee at RCOG/A4/25

RCOG/A8/5 Honorary Secretary's papers relating to the committee

RCOG/A2 Copy minutes with Council minutes and papers