In sickness and in health

NHS Grampian Archives talk
25 February 2016, 18:00 - 19:00

Speaker: Fiona Musk, NHS Grampian Archivist

Join Fiona Musk to find out more about the historic records of NHS Grampian from the founding of Aberdeen Infirmary in 1739 through to the development of health care provision across the North East of Scotland.

NHS Grampian Archives holds information on the development of the provision of health care across the North East Scotland.  Starting with the founding of Aberdeen’s Infirmary in 1739, this talk will focus on the various hospitals which followed in both Aberdeen City and across the former Grampian region.  It will look at the different kinds of surviving records, and the information contained within.  This is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about NHS Grampian Archives, which possesses the most complete archival records for an NHS body and its predecessors, covering one of the longest time spans that can be found in the British Isles.

Hosted by: The Friends of Aberdeen University Library and the Special Collections Centre

Venue: Special Collections Centre Seminar Room, The Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen, Bedford Road, Aberdeen, AB24 3AA

Contact:

Entry to this event is FREE but booking is advised.

To book contact scc.events@abdn.ac.uk or call 01224 273049


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