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Details: Hitchin Hospital, Hitchin

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Name

 

Present name

Hitchin Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Hitchin Poor Law Institution (? - 1920)
Chalkdell House (1920 - 1943)
Lister Emergency Hospital (1943 - 1948)
Lister Hospital (1948 - 1972)  

Address

Oughton Head Way Hitchin SG5 2LH 

Previous location

In 1972 Lister hospital moved from Hitchin to Stevenage

Foundation Year

c1836 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

North West Metropolitan 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Luton and Hitchin Group 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

North West Thames 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

North West Thames 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

North Hertfordshire 

District Health Authority (1982- )

North Hertfordshire 

Current Trust

North Hertfordshire NHS Trust 

Trust From

1991 

County (before 1974)

Hertfordshire 

County (1974-1996)

Hertfordshire 

County (after 1996)

Hertfordshire 

Status

Pre 1948

Poor Law, OTHER: 1939 - 1948 Ministry of Health (E.M.S. Hospital).

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

General

Post 1948

Acute, Geriatric

Other information

Block for treating the sick added to workhouse in 1886.

Records can be found at:

notes

  Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1930 - 1974

   General

1930 - 1948

   Admission & Discharge

1946 - 1948

   Staff

1939 - 1948

   Private Papers

1967 - 1974

   Other

1961 - 1969

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG), Catalogue

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

At Repository: CAT: H553/6

Notes

Staff Sickness.

 
 
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