Psychiatric case conference notes

Scope and Content

These case notes contain details of patients of the Department of Psychological Medicine, who merited further diagnosis or treatment, and to use as material for teaching, from 1954-1963. They contain patient age, unit no., date of conference, details of their case, and the discussion notes from the conference. Each conference provided discussion for one patient and there are notes for 209 patients. Most of the individual case notes have the signature of the chairing physician. From the late 1950s, RD Laing features as a contributing physician.

Administrative / Biographical History

These conference notes were accessioned from the private papers of Professor Sir Michael Bond in April 2010. Professor Bond succeeded Professor Ferguson Rodger as the Professor of Psychological Medicine in the 1970s.