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Details: Whitchurch Hospital, Cardiff

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Name

 

Present name

Whitchurch Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Cardiff City Mental Hospital (1908 - 1915)
Welsh Metropolitan War Hospital (1915 - 1919)
Cardiff City Mental Hospital (1919 - 1939)
Whitchurch Emergency Hospital (1939 - 1945)
Cardiff City Mental Hospital (1945 - 1948)  

Address

Whitchurch Cardiff CF4 7XB 

Foundation Year

1908 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Welsh 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Whitchurch and Ely 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

South Glamorgan 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Wales 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

South Glamorgan (Teaching) 

District Health Authority (1982- )

South Glamorgan 

Current Trust

Cardiff Community Healthcare  

Trust From

1996 

County (before 1974)

Glamorgan 

County (1974-1996)

South Glamorgan 

County (after 1996)

Cardiff 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental, Other: War Emergency

Post 1948

Mental

Other information

Records of The War Hospital (1915 - 1919) and the Whitchurch Emergency Hospital (1940 - 1945) have now been re-listed under the reference D/D HWHE.

Records can be found at:

notes

  Glamorgan Archives

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1908 - 1988

   General

1915 - 1984

   Finance

1921 - 1955

   Nursing

1908 - 1979

   Admission & Discharge

1908 - 1988

   Staff

1908 - 1956

Clinical & Patients

1905 - 1993

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR), National Register of Archives (NRA)

Details

Catalogue: GB214 D/D HWW, D/D HWHE

Notes

Including Records as War Emergency Hospital 1940 - 1954 Welsh Metropolitan War Hospital 19DH919 And Civil Nursing Reserve Records 1939 - 1956 The records include a considerable number of admissions and medical registers relating to treatment, post mortem records, a sample of patients' files 1918 - 1968 and registers of deaths 1905 - 1993

notes

  Wellcome Library

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1906 - 1950

   General

1913 - 1922

   Ephemera

1906 - 1950

   Other

1913 - 1926

Clinical & Patients

1912 - 1923

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue, Computerised

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

Notes

Material relating to biochemical studies undertaken at hospital, now in the archives of the Biochemical Society - SA/BIO/R - in the Wellcome Library; and scrapbook about the hospital

 
 
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