Papers of Margaret Stacey, sociologist

Scope and Content

This collection includes: records concerning research on the General Medical Council and other aspects of health care.

Administrative / Biographical History

Margaret (Meg) Stacey (1922-2004) was director of the Medical Sociology Research Centre at University College, Swansea from 1972 to 1974 and Professor of Sociology at Warwick University from 1974 to 1989; she became an Emeritus Professor in 1989. She was a lay member of the Welsh Hospital Board, from 1970 to 1974, and of the General Medical Council from 1976 to 1984. She was also a member of the Michael Davies Committee on Hospital Complaints Procedures.

Reference: 'Who's Who' (London, 1994); Margaret Stacey, 'Regulating British Medicine - the General Medical Council', page 1.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

The papers have been deposited by Professor Stacey over several years from 1978; the last deposit was made in February 2005.

Other Finding Aids

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


The papers have been deposited over several years from 1978. Further deposits are not expected.