Elderslie Hospital, Johnstone

Reference AC 47
Dates of Creation 1963
Name of Creator
Elderslie Hospital (hospital : 1893- : Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland)
Language of Material English
Physical Description 0.1 metres

Scope and Content

Admissions register 1963

Administrative / Biographical History

Elderslie Hospital opened in  1893  as the Johnstone Cottage Hospital. It had just 16 beds and dealt with all cases except psychiatric and infectious dieseases. It joined the National Health Service in  1948  under the  Paisley & District Hospitals Board of Management. At the reorganisation of  1974  it was transferred to the Renfrew District of Argyll & Clyde Health Board. From  1958-1970  Elderslie Hospital functioned as a gynaecology unit and after  1970  it became a unit for children with severe learning difficulties.

Chronological within record series

Conditions Governing Access
Normal 75 year closure applies

Acquisition Information
Elderslie Hospital, Johnstone, Renfrewshire

Other Finding Aids
Descriptive list

Alternative Form Available
No known copies

Archivist's Note
Fonds level description compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow Health Board Archivist, 01 July 1998 and revised 26 February 2019.

Appraisal Information
This material has been appraised in line with standard procedures

Custodial History
Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer

None expected

Related Material
AC21 Paisley and District Hospitals Board of Management; AC57 Renfrew District of Argyll and Clyde Health Board, Paisley; HB28 Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow.