TitleUnidentified observation ward: admissions under Sections 20 and 21 of the Lunacy Act, 1890
AdminHistoryMoorgate Hospital and Swallownest Hospital, both in Rotherham, also took in direct observation cases for Middlewood Hospital under Section 20 of the Lunacy Act, 1890.
DescriptionThese may be registers for the Middlewood Hospital observation ward.
Entries give date of admission, age, date of authorisation, date of discharge or death and 'method of disposal': to where transferred. Many patients were transferred into Middlewood Hospital as voluntary or certified patients and the relating entries occur in the series of general admission registers, without stating where the patient had come from.
Registers 4 - 7 give date of medical certificate and form of mental disorder.
Date1951 - 1962
Extent7 items
AccessConditionsUnder the Data Protection Act patient records are subject access restrictions. For further information please refer to a member of staff.
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