National Executive Committee minutes, 1946-62, 1975-84; Finance and Organisation Committee minutes, 1951-69; Legal and Parliamentary Committee minutes, 1946-51; amalgamation file, 1945-46; post-war staffing crisis files; Health Services Journal, 1946-63 (incomplete); historian's papers; delegate conference papers, 1992-93.
Confederation of Health Service Employees
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Confederation of Health Service Employees (COHSE) was formed in 1946 by the amalgamation of the Mental Hospital and Institutional Workers' Union and the Hospitals and Welfare Services Union. In 1993 it amalgamated with the National and Local Government Officers' Association and the National Union of Public Employees (NUPE) to form UNISON.
Reference: Mick Carpenter, All for One ( COHSE: Banstead, 1980).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
IThe initial deposit was made by COHSE in October 1981. Subsequent deposits were made in 1985, 1987, 1988 and 1993.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/COH
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are expected.