Records of Glasgow Northern Hospitals Board of Management/District, hospital board, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Board of Management and District Executive minutes 1948-1984
  • Committee minutes 1971-1982
  • Northern District Local Health Council minutes 1975-1983
  • Accounts 1953-1981
  • Subject and correspondence files 1948-1984
  • Bed complement returns 1967-1974

Administrative / Biographical History

The  Glasgow Northern Hospitals Board of Management/District was created in  1948  and was responsible for Stobhill, Ruchill, Western District, Baird Street and Robroyston Hospitals, Glasgow Convalescent Home and sundry clinics. It lost Baird Street to the Board of Management for the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Associated Hospitals in 1962, the Western District to the Board of Management for Yorkhill and Associated Hospitals in 1965 and the Convalescent Home to Kirkintilloch and Kilsyth Board of Management in 1972. In  1974  the Board of Management was replaced by the new Greater Glasgow Health Board Northern District. The District was responsible for the Woodside Health Centre and a wide range of clinics as well as Birdston, Broomhill, Foresthall, Lennox Castle, Lenzie, Robroyston, Ruchill, Stobhill, Stoneyetts, Waverley Park and Woodilee hospitals.


Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access

Normal 30 year closures apply

Acquisition Information

Greater Glasgow Health Board Northern District

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998.

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures

Custodial History

Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer


None expected

Related Material

GB 812 HB 28, Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow; and HB 55, Records of Greater Glasgow Health Board

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