Community Medicine Department

Scope and Content

Applications for rehousing on health grounds, A - F and G - M, 1980-1990.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Community Medicine Department of Tayside Health Board was based at Westgate Health Centre, Charleston Drive, Dundee. It's duties included assessments for rehousing on health grounds.

Tayside Health Board replaced the Eastern Regional Hospital Board following The National Health Service (Scotland) Act of 1972.


Records are arranged Alphabetically by Surname

Access Information

Normal closure period of 75 years (adult patient records) applies. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited in 1997 by Westgate Health Centre, Dundee (Accession number AccM/358).


Description compiled by Ingrid E. Thomson, 'Unlocking the Medicine Chest' Project Archivist, 2004. Funding from the British Library and the Wellcome Trust Research Resources in Medical History assisted the creation of this description.

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Some expected.

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