Tayside Health Board

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous press cuttings, relating to Brechin Infirmary 1869 and Arbroath Convalescent Home 1891, papers relating to the structure and management of the NHS in Scotland 1979-1981, programme for the opening of Dundee College of Nursing 1969.

Administrative / Biographical History

With the 1947 National Health Service (Scotland) Act, the Eastern Region Hospital Board was created to manage hospital provision in Dundee, Angus, Perth and Kinross. With reorganisation in the 1970s, this role was undertaken by Tayside Health Board, whose districts corresponded with the local authority boundaries.


Records are arranged chronologically within series.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation. Normal closure period of 30 years applies.

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by the Tayside Health Board 1998-2000 (AccM/368, AccM/369, AccM/404).


Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, July 2001.

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Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.


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Related Material

GB 254 THB 18 Eastern Regional Hospital Board

Additional Information

The material is original.