Ambulance Service Institute

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Administrative / Biographical History

The Ambulance Service Institute (A.S.I.) was formed by members of the National Health Service Ambulance Services in 1976 by the amalgamation of three previous Institutes, the Institute of Ambulance Officers (I.A.O.), the Institute of Certified Ambulance Personnel (I.C.A.P.) and the National Institute of Ambulance Instructors (N.I.A.I.). It has members throughout Great Britain and in various Ambulance Services abroad.

The Ambulance Service Institute in conjunction with the Association of Chief Ambulance Officers and the National Institute of Ambulance Instructors produce a journal called Ambulance Journal .

Reference: Ambulance Service Institute (http://www.asi-international.com/about.php). Accessed March 2003.

Arrangement

The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

These papers were transferred from the University Library (old ref: 41T).

Other Finding Aids

A copy of this catalogue is available at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources .

An authority record exists for the Ambulance Service Institute (GB 152 AAR2228).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.

Accruals

Further deposits are not expected.