Homerton Hospital mesothelioma study. c.1980-1986

Scope and Content

Mainly papers re SPAID (and Homerton Hospital) mesothelioma cases, in reverse chronological order; the reference is to Homerton University Hospital, Hackney.
- tabled information and case notes from mesothelioma cases, early to mid 1980s, capturing name, address and information on exposure to asbestos
- annotated printout of Homerton Hospital Clinical Trials Database for mesothelioma, 29 January 1990
- photocopies of SPAID index cards on mesothelioma cases by occupation
- correspondence with oncologist Dr Vernon J Harvey, previously of Hackney Hospital, now Auckland NZ, re compensation of one of his mesothelioma patients
- abstract of Nancy Tait's conference paper with Dr V J Harvey on ‘Mesothelioma patients referred to Hackney Hospital – a preliminary report’, presented at the Anglo-French Social Medicine conference, Winchester, 1983
Further includes correspondence re arrangements for a presentation by Nancy Tait at the Homerton Hospital National Study Day on Lung Cancer, 18 September 1996.

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Archivist's Note

Created by Anna-K Mayer, 1 September 2016

Provides medical detail and information on the identity of all individuals in this study of SPAID & Homerton Hospital mesothelioma cases. Also medical details on Dr Harvey's patient Case Graeme John Farmer. Rstrict access on grounds of posthumous medical confidentiality?/akm November 2016

Custodial History

From a green ring binder inscribed 'Homerton Study'

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