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Details: Sheriff Hill Isolation Hospital, Gateshead

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Name

 

Present name

Sheriff Hill Isolation Hospital 

Address

Sheriff Hill Gateshead  

Foundation Year

1880 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

c1964 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Gateshead and District 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

Not Applicable 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Not Applicable 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Not Applicable 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Not Applicable 

County (before 1974)

Durham 

County (1974-1996)

Not Applicable 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Isolation

Post 1948

OTHER: c.1955 - 1956 Tuberculosis and chest, c.1961 - ? Orthopaedics and dermatology.

Other information

Associated with Hexham General Hospital. The Hospital was built in 1880 and extended upon in 1904. In July 1948 ownership of the hospital passed from the local authority to Gateshead and District Management Committee, in accordance with the National Health Service Act, 1946.

Records can be found at:

notes

  Tyne and Wear Archives Service

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1940 - 1961

   General

1948 - 1948

   Admission & Discharge

1949 - 1961

   Ephemera

1940 - 1954

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

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