General register

Scope and Content

Contains details of male and female patients arranged by date of admission. Includes details of date of admission; general reference number; name; sex; age on admission; status whether voluntary, temporary, or certified; classification whether private, health service, or criminal; mode of admission; whether previously dealt with under the Lunacy Act or the Mental Treatment Act; temporary patients date of period of treatment; certified patients date of urgency or reception order; whether departed, discharged, or removed, including date; date of death; and any observations, which include details of whether not improved, relieved, recovered, or cause of death.

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100 year closure period