Catalogue description Ministry of Health: Health Divisions: Public Health Services, Registered Files (93,000 Series) and Other Records

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Details of MH 55
Reference: MH 55
Title: Ministry of Health: Health Divisions: Public Health Services, Registered Files (93,000 Series) and Other Records
Description:

This series contains general subject files from the 93,000 and 100,000 series of the Ministry of Health. Most of the files were created after 1919, and relate to public health services. Subjects covered include blind welfare, cancer, maternity and child welfare, the General Nursing Council and nursing in general, health surveys, hospitals, infectious diseases, including tuberculosis, medical inspection of aliens, midwifery, propaganda and vaccination. Included in this series are several unregistered files dealing with infectious diseases, the effects of smog, vaccination and vaccine, and hospital finance. The series also contains some port health authority case files, and reports of medical officers of health, and port inspectors.

Date: 1853-1970
Separated material:

For files in this series transferred to the Ministry of Housing and Local Government see HLG 108

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: 93,000 file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Ministry of Health, 1919-1968

Physical description: 2791 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Accruals: No further accruals expected

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