The National Health Service in West Suffolk
Under the East Anglian Regional Hospital Board there were two Hospital Management Committees:
West Suffolk Hospital Management Committee was responsible for the hospitals in Bury, Sudbury and Thetford (St Barnabas' Hospital until 1970); [The minutes of the Authorities in bold type are included in this collection]
Risbridge Hospital; Jane Walker Hospital (from 1961); Newmarket General Hospital (from 1967) and the hospitals in Saffron Walden (from 1967).
South Western General Hospital Management Committee was responsible for the hospitals in Newmarket, Ely, Huntingdon, Saffron Walden and Royston from 1948 until the Committee was dissolved in 1967.
Under the East Anglian Regional Health Authority and the Suffolk Area Health Authority, West Suffolk was covered by the Bury St Edmunds Health District. The District was responsible for the hospitals in Bury, Sudbury, Newmarket and Thetford, and the Jane Walker and Risbridge Hospitals.
Under the East Anglian Regional Health Authority was the West Suffolk Health Authority. The Authority administered the same hospitals as its predecessor, apart from the Jane Walker Hospital.
LIST OF CONTENTS
ID 508/A HEALTH AUTHORITIES: MINUTES
ID 508/B HEALTH AUTHORITIES: RECORDS
B1 East Anglian Regional Hospital Board (1948-1974)
B2 South Western General Hospital Management Committee (1948-1967)
B3 West Suffolk Hospitals Management Committee (1948-1974)
B4 Suffolk Area Health Authority (1974-1982)
B5 Bury St Edmunds Health District (1974-1982)
B6 West Suffolk Health Authority (1982-1993)
ID 508/C RECORDS RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL HOSPITALS
C1 West Suffolk [formerly West Suffolk General] Hospital, Bury St Edmunds
C2 St Mary's Hospital, Bury St Edmunds
C3 Risbridge Hospital, Kedington
C4 Newmarket General Hospital
C5 Walnuttree Hospital, Subury
ID 508/D MISCELLANEOUS