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Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh NHS Trust

Identifier: LHB43

Scope and Contents

Board Minutes, 1994-1999; Board Papers, 1994-1999; Extraordinary Board Meetings Papers, 1997; Board "Away Day" Papers, 1997; General Purposes Committee Minutes, 1998-1999; Audit Committee Minutes and Papers, 1994-1996; Lothian Health Council and Trust Board Liaison Meetings Minutes and Papers, 1994-1996; Endowment Fund Trustees Minutes and Papers, 1996-1997; Annual reports and Accounts, 1994-1999; RIE NHS Trust Newsline, 1994-1999


  • Creation: 1994-1999

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Normal 30 year Scottish closure rules apply

Biographical / Historical

After the publication of the 'Working for Patients'white paper in 1989, the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh NHS Trust was founded in February 1994, to take its place alongside five others in Lothian. On 31 March 1999 it was formally closed in order to create Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust. As well as the Royal Infirmary, other hospitals included Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion, Chalmers Hospital, Edinburgh Dental Hospital / Institute, City Hospital, Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital and Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion.


4.5 shelf metres: papers:


Chronological within record class

Other Finding Aids

Manual item-level descriptive list available

Custodial History

Records held within the National Health Service prior to transfer

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 2001


No further accessions are expected

Related Materials

Lothian Health Board (LHB37)

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (LHB1)

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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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