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Venters, George

Identifier: GD19

Scope and Contents

Social medicine 1960s-1970s; Lothian Health Board 1974-1992; Scottish Association of Medical Administrators 1970s-1980s; Scottish Association of Community Medicine Specialists 1970s-1980s; research; computerisation projects 1980s; City of Edinburgh Health Department 1960s-1970s; hospital reports and publications 1875-1979; statistical materials 1960s-1980s; papers and publications by G. Venters; conferences and meetings; patient records; miscellaneous


  • Creation: 1875-1992

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Conditions Governing Access

Normal 30 year and 75 year Scottish closure rules apply

Biographical / Historical

An orthopaedic surgeon, Venters was Director of Information Services, Lothian Health Board from 1974 to 1992, and later Chairman of the British Medical Association's Public Health Committee. Recently he has worked as a Public Health Medicine consultant in Lanrkshire, and was involved in the development of Scottish Health on the Web, available at


4.9 shelf metres: papers


Chronological within record class

Other Finding Aids

Manual summary list available

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Information Services, Lothian Health Board, October 1992


No further accessions are expected

Related Materials

Lothian Health Board (LHB37)

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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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