Catalogue description Records of the Health Authorities administering the National Health Service in West Suffolk, 1948-1993, and of individual hospitals, 1882-1990

This record is held by Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

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Reference: ID 508
Title: Records of the Health Authorities administering the National Health Service in West Suffolk, 1948-1993, and of individual hospitals, 1882-1990
Description:

The National Health Service in West Suffolk

 

1. 1948-1974

 

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.

 

2. 1974-1982

 

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.

 

3. 1982-1993

 

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

 

A1 1948-1974

 

A2 1974-1982

 

A3 1982-1993

 

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

Date: 1882-1993
Held by: Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

East Anglian Regional Hospital Board, 1948-1974

South Western General Hospital, Management Committee, 1948-1967

West Suffolk Hospitals, Management Committee, 1948-1974

Suffolk Area Health Authority, 1974-1982

Bury St Edmunds Health District, 1974-1982

West Suffolk Health Authority, 1982-1993

Access conditions:

Some items in this collection are closed to public access under the terms of the Public Records Acts, 1958 and 1967.

Immediate source of acquisition:

acc. no. 9709, 9898

Subjects:
  • Suffolk
  • Health services
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