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CDC/MOH/3 THE SECOND WORLD WAR



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Ref: MOH/3

REFERENCE: [GB 0212] MOH/3
TITLE: The Second World War
DATE(S): 1937-1947
LEVEL: Series
EXTENT: 90 items
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to the medical care of evacuees, the Civil Nursing Reserve, Air Raid Precautions, the Emergency Medical Service and Emergency Hospital Scheme, and the treatment of venereal disease.


MOH/3/1 (Sub-series): Details of arrangements concerning evacuees arriving in Cardiganshire including the medical examination and treatment of school children and emergency maternity care, 1939-1946.

REF: MOH/3/1/1
DATE: c. 1939
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Report of the County Medical Officer of Health to the Board of Education concerning arrangements under the Government Evacuation Scheme. The report describes the arrival of evacuees from Liverpool in September 1939 and contains details of medical examinations and treatment. Contains duplicates. 

REF: MOH/3/1/2
DATE: 1939
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Report of the County Medical Officer of Health describing arrangements made for the reception of evacuees.

REF: MOH/3/1/3
DATE: 1939
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Government Evacuation Scheme': correspondence and papers of the County Medical of Health relating to arrangements for evacuees arriving in Cardiganshire. The file includes details of the reception of Liverpool school children on arrival in Aberystwyth, medical inspections and maternity care.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/4
DATE: Oct 1939
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Public Health Services in the Receiving Areas': document outlining guidance for authorities relating to the Government Evacuation Scheme from the Welsh Board of Health. 2 copies.

REF: MOH/3/1/5
DATE: 1939-1940
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to medical treatment of evacuee school children including details of school visits, clothing depot and evacuation clinic.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/6
DATE: 1939-1941
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers of the County Medical Officer of Health relating to the Government Evacuation Scheme and arrangements for the medical treatment of evacuees. The file includes papers relating to the medical examination of Liverpool school children, dental treatment, maternity and child welfare, the evacuation of mothers and children and Tanybwlch Emergency Fever Hospital.

REF: MOH/3/1/7
DATE: 1939-1942
EXTENT: 1 item (2 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Government Evacuation Scheme': correspondence and papers of the County Medical of Health relating to arrangements for evacuees in Cardiganshire including the medical treatment of Liverpool school children. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/8
DATE: 1940-1941
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: 1 item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence relating to the ophthalmic care of Liverpool school children evacuated to Cardiganshire. Includes details of treatment and lists of children to be examined by Liverpool eye specialist.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/9
DATE: 1940-1941
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence between the Medical Officer of Health and the Save the Children Fund relating to potential locations for the establishment of residential nurseries for young children evacuated from cities.

REF: MOH/3/1/10
DATE: 1940-1941
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Government Evacuation Scheme': correspondence file concerning medical arrangements for evacuees including dental and ophthalmic treatment of Liverpool school children and maternity care relating to expectant mothers. Previously weeded. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/11
DATE: 1940-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to Rotherhithe Nautical School which was relocated from London to Carmarthenshire at the outbreak of war. The file contains details of arrangements for a further transfer of the school to New Quay, Cardiganshire, in October 1940 and medical care of the pupils including sickness reports and ophthalmic and dental treatment.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/12
DATE: 1941-1942
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Evacuee Dental Service': correspondence containing details of school dental inspections and arrangements for treating evacuee school children. Previously weeded. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/13
DATE: 1941-1942
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Taliesin House Sick Bay, Borth': delivery notes, receipts and schedules of articles and equipment allocated under Emergency Evacuation Scheme.

REF: MOH/3/1/14
DATE: 1942-1943
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to ophthalmic care of evacuee school children.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/15
DATE: 1942-1944
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to the provision of spectacles for evacuee school children including prescriptions.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/16
DATE: 1942-1946
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT:  item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to the treatment of scabies in Cardiganshire including the care of local and evacuee school children and the decision to use evacuee sick bays to treat cases.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/17
DATE: 1944-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Evacuee Ophthalmic': correspondence relating to the work of the eye specialist involving the treatment of evacuee school children. Previously weeded. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/18
DATE: 1944-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Emergency Maternity Accommodation': correspondence and papers relating to the care of expectant mothers under the Government Evacuation Scheme. This includes details of arrangements at Aberaeron and Cardigan hospitals and lists of women due to arrive by train from London. Additional correspondence concerns the conversion of Queen's Hotel, Aberystwyth, into emergency maternity accommodation for the use of the Beckenham and Penge Joint Maternity Home which temporarily transferred from London in September 1944. The file also contains details of individual maternity cases and telegrams relating to arrangements. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/19
DATE: 1941-1945
EXTENT: 1 item (2 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to Taliesin House Sick Bay, Borth, including medical returns, details of individual cases, inventories of equipment and letters concerning the closure of Taliesin House. Previously weeded. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/1/20
DATE: 1941-1944
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence relating to the Government Evacuation Hospital at Lion Terrace, Cardigan, which specialised in treating contagious skin diseases. The hospital relocated to Highbury, Cardigan, in 1944.

REF: MOH/3/1/21
DATE: 1940
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence relating to the conversion of Plas Tanybwlch near Aberystwyth into an emergency fever hospital. The hospital accommodated evacuees suffering from infectious diseases. Includes some patient details.
ACCESS: Access restrictions apply to this file

MOH/3/2 (Sub-series): Correspondence and papers relating to the organisation of the Civil Nursing Reserve including details of recruitment and training, 1939-1946.

REF: MOH/3/2/1
DATE: 1939-1946
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars relating to the establishment and organisation of the Civil Nursing Reserve including those issued by the Ministry of Health. These concern the recruitment of nursing auxiliaries and trained nurses, the training of nursing auxiliaries, uniform requirements, rates of pay and the staffing of hospitals. Contains duplicates. 

REF: MOH/3/2/2
DATE: c. 1939-1942
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Recruitment leaflets for the Civil Nursing Reserve and training as a student nurse. Contains duplicates. 

REF: MOH/3/2/3
DATE: 1939-1940
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence relating to recruitment to the Civil Nursing Reserve including letters from the Cardiganshire Branch of the British Red Cross Society concerning the assistance of the Voluntary Aid Detachment. Previously weeded. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/2/4
DATE: 1939-1942
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Receipts for recipients of Civil Nursing Reserve badge.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/2/5
DATE: 1939-1946
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to orders and distribution of Civil Nursing Reserve uniforms.

REF: MOH/3/2/6
DATE: 1939-1946
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence relating to the Civil Nursing Reserve concerning training, recruitment of nursing auxiliaries, rates of pay, attendance of training courses and extension of recruitment after the war.

REF: MOH/3/2/7
DATE: 1940-1941
EXTENT: I item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Civil Nursing Reserve memoranda relating to conditions and terms of service. Contains duplicates. 

REF: MOH/3/2/8
DATE: 1940-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Quarterly returns relating to the Civil Nursing Reserve with details of registered personnel and numbers in employment. Includes returns for 1940 only.

REF: MOH/3/2/9
DATE: 1941-1942
EXTENT: 1 item (3 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Emergency Nursing': correspondence and papers relating to the Civil Nursing Reserve concerning the recruitment of members and appeal for additional mobile nurses, the training of Nursing Auxiliaries and details of salaries. The file includes correspondence with applicants and completed application forms.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/2/10
DATE: c. 1943
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Blank enrolment forms and registration forms for Civil Nursing Reserve.

REF: MOH/3/2/11
DATE: 1944-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to members withdrawing from the Civil Nursing Reserve.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file.

REF: MOH/3/2/12
DATE: 1942-1946
EXTENT: 1 item (5 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Additional papers relating to recruitment to the Civil Nursing Reserve. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file.


MOH/3/3 (Sub-series): Correspondence and papers concerning arrangements relating to Air Raid Precautions, the Emergency Medical Service and Emergency Hospital Scheme, 1937-1947. 

REF: MOH/3/3/1
DATE: 1937-1941
EXTENT: 1 item (2 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Publications relating to Air Raid Precautions as follows:

'The Practitioner': journal containing two articles relating to Air Raid Precautions and medical organisation, Aug 1937

'Anti-Gas Training': Air Raid Precautions, Memorandum No. 5, Home Office (Air Raid Precautions Department), 1937

'The Protection of Foodstuffs against Poison Gas', Home Office (Air Raid Precautions Department), 1938. 2 copies

'Emergency Hospital Organisation', Emergency Medical Services – Memorandum No. 2, Ministry of Health, 1939

'Memorandum for the Guidance of Medical Officers and other Personnel at First Aid Posts', Emergency Medical Services – Memorandum No. 4, Ministry of Health, 1939. 2 copies.

'Procedure on the Admission, Transfer, Discharge or Death of Casualties, and for the Provision of Out-patient Treatment', Emergency Medical Services, Memorandum No. 3, Ministry of Health, 1940 (2nd Edition), 1940. 2 copies.

'Casualty – The Training, Organisation and Administration of Civil Defence Casualty Services', G.B. Shirlaw, Secker and Warburg, 1940

'Emergency Medical Services – Instructions, Part 1: Medical Treatment and Special Centres', Ministry of Health, 1941

'Air Raid Precautions – Handbook No. 4: Decontamination of Materials', Ministry of Home Security, 1942

REF: MOH/3/3/2
DATE: c. 1938
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Scheme for Air Raid Precaution Services': report outlining organisation of districts, and duties of ARP committees, Personnel volunteers and ARP wardens. Includes details of first aid points, decontamination post, public shelters and evacuation arrangements.

REF: MOH/3/3/3
DATE: 1938-1939
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Advertisements, correspondence and quotations relating to Air Raid Precautions equipment and medical supplies including stretcher carrying units, ambulance fittings and details of mobile hospital and ambulance manufactured by Mobile Expanding Structures Limited.

REF: MOH/3/3/4
DATE: 1938-1939
EXTENT: 1 envelope
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Lists of forms produced by Shaw & Sons Limited for the use of local authorities in recording details of Air Raid Precautions schemes.

REF: MOH/3/3/5
DATE: 1938-1939
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence of the County Medical Officer of Health relating to arrangements for Air Raid Precautions scheme. This includes letters concerning hospital accommodation, first aid points, maternity care, Emergency Hospital Scheme, first aid training, ambulance service, medical equipment and supplies and A.R.P. Committee.

REF: MOH/3/3/6
DATE: 1939
EXTENT: 1 envelope
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence concerning training courses provided by the Home Office Medical Instructor in relation to Air Raid Precautions. 

REF: MOH/3/3/7
DATE: 1938-1939
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to Air Raid Precautions scheme relating to provision of hospital accommodation, procedure for recording air raid casualties, first aid posts, ambulance service and bed states. 

REF: MOH/3/3/8
DATE: 1938-1942
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to the Emergency Hospital Scheme including correspondence between the County Medical Officer of Health and the Public Assistance Officer concerning arrangements for public assistance institutions in Aberystwyth and Lampeter.

REF: MOH/3/3/9
DATE: Sep 1938
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Statement to Aberystwyth Town Council by the County Medical Officer of Health relating to Air Raid Precautions. 

REF: MOH/3/3/10
DATE: Mar 1939
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Letters relating to the use of Aberystwyth Town Hall as a reserve first aid post.

REF: MOH/3/3/11
DATE: 1939
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Women's Voluntary Services for Civil Defence: addresses of local organisers for Wales.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/3/12
DATE: 1939-1942
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers concerning medical supplies and equipment relating to Air Raid Precautions. The file includes invoices and lists of supplies and details of the Emergency Hospital Scheme and first aid posts.

REF: MOH/3/3/13
DATE: 1939
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Emergency Medical Service': correspondence and papers of the County Medical Officer of Health relating to medical arrangements under the Air Raid Precautions scheme and Emergency Hospital Scheme. The file includes details of the Local Emergency Committee, ARP training and bed reserved for casualties. 

REF: MOH/3/3/14
DATE: 1939-1940
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to arrangements under the Air Raid Precautions scheme and Emergency Hospital Scheme. The file includes details of training exercises, first aid equipment, hospital accommodation, medical equipment, first aid posts and Gas Identification Officers. 

REF: MOH/3/3/15
DATE: Oct-Dec 1939
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Cardiganshire Casualty Bureaux: returns of casualties admitted to hospital (records one casualty) and bed state returns.

REF: MOH/3/3/16
DATE: 1939-1943
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars and inventories with details of emergency medical supplies and Air Raid Precautions equipment for first aid points, the Civil Defence Ambulance Service and hospitals in Aberystwyth and Aberaeron.

REF: MOH/3/3/17
DATE: 1939-1940
EXTENT: 1 item (3 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Air Raid Precautions Scheme': correspondence and papers relating to arrangements concerning first aid posts, Emergency Hospital Scheme, medical supplies and equipment, mobile units, arrangements for Cardiganshire hospitals, Casualty Services, Government Evacuation Schemes, Emergency Medical Service, Civil Nursing Reserve, ambulance service, war refugees and air raid casualties. 

REF: MOH/3/3/18
DATE: 1939-1940
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Emergency Nursing': correspondence and papers relating to training for nursing auxiliaries, midwifery services, Civil Nursing Reserve, Emergency Hospital Scheme, Central Emergency Committee for the Nursing Profession, distribution of nursing staff and letters from the British Red Cross Cardiganshire Branch. Includes application forms for training courses.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/3/19
DATE: 1939-1941
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence relating to the Casualty Bureaux and Emergency Hospital Scheme concerning the recording of information.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/3/20
DATE: 1939-1943
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Emergency medical supplies and equipment: correspondence and lists with details of supplies issued to first aid posts and mobile units.

REF: MOH/3/3/21
DATE: 1939-1943
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Issue vouchers with details of medical supplies and equipment delivered to first aid posts, emergency ambulance service and emergency sick bay (Taliesin House).

REF: MOH/3/3/22
DATE: 1939
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Emergency Medical Service: delivery notes and receipts relating to orders for medical supplies.

REF: MOH/3/3/23
DATE: 1939-1940
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: 1 item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Delivery advice notes for goods dispatched to the County Medical Officer of Health from the Supplies Department, London County Council.

REF: MOH/3/3/24
DATE: 1939-1943
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Certificates of delivery for medical supplies from London County Council including list of supplies delivered.

REF: MOH/3/3/25
DATE: 1940-1942
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Ministry of Health – Emergency Medical Services: notifications in respect of all civilian casualties and service and police cases (sick or casualties) admitted to hospital.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/3/26
DATE: 1940-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Bronglais Emergency Hospital': correspondence relating to Bronglais Public Assistance Institution which was converted into an emergency hospital to provide treatment for injured soldiers. The file contains details of equipment and medical supplies, hospital staff and patient cases. Previously weeded. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/3/27
DATE: 1940
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Store Book': list of medical supplies, equipment and clothing held in store.
CONDITION: Fragile - torn pages

REF: MOH/3/3/28
DATE: 1940
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Memorandum: 'General organisation and work of first aid posts, and training of the personnel'.

REF: MOH/3/3/29
DATE: 1940-1944
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Duplicate circulars, forms and memoranda: Casualty Bureaux and first aid units.

REF: MOH/3/3/30
DATE: 1939-1941
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Emergency Medical Service – Drugs': notebook with list recording quantity and description of medical supplies. 

REF: MOH/3/3/31
DATE: 1941-1943
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Casualty Bureaux': correspondence and papers relating to Emergency Medical Service, Air Raid Precautions and Emergency Hospital Scheme. File includes a report on Casualty Services operations as a result of an enemy attack on Newport in July 1941.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/3/32
DATE: 1941-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to first aid points and emergency ambulance services. File includes list of ambulance and first aid personnel, quarterly training reports of ambulance personnel and returns of domestic and nursing staff. Previously weeded. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/3/33
DATE: 1941-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Equipment Officer': correspondence between the County Medical Officer of Health and the County Equipment Officer, inventories of medical supplies and equipment for hospitals and mobile units, lists of ambulance drivers and additional correspondence.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/3/34
DATE: 1942-1943
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: 1 item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to Cardiganshire Ambulance Service and first aid points. File includes lists of ambulance drives and attendants, rotas for drivers, and details of ambulance stations and personnel. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/3/35
DATE: 1942-1944
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence relating to Llwyndyrys Convalescent Home for injured soldiers in Llechryd: a British Red Cross hospital which opened on 1st January 1942. The letters refer to personal protective equipment for staff and contain the names of some soldiers treated at the hospital. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/3/36
DATE: 1942-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'E.M.S. (General)': correspondence and papers of the County Medical Officer of Health relating to arrangements of the Emergency Medical Service and Air Raid Precautions scheme in Cardiganshire. The file includes letters concerning civil defence, first aid, cleansing stations, anti-gas precautions and Blood Transfusion Service. Previously weeded.

REF: MOH/3/3/37
DATE: Apr 1943
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Hand drawn map of Cardiganshire with locations of stretchers allocated to various sites across the county. Memorandum attached. 

REF: MOH/3/3/38
DATE: 1944
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Medical Research Council War Memorandum No. 1: 'The Treatment of Wound Shock'.

REF: MOH/3/3/39
DATE: 1944
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Emergency Medical Services Memorandum No. 7: 'Notes on the use of Mobile First Aid Units in the Civil Defence First Aid Post Service', Ministry of Health.

REF: MOH/3/3/40
DATE: 1942-1947
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence between the County Medical Officer of Health and County Architect relating to proposed store for first aid equipment at Aberaeron County Hall and work at Tanybwlch Hospital. Previously weeded. 

REF: MOH/3/3/41
DATE: 1946
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Returns of nursing and domestic staff relating to civilian and emergency medical care. Previously weeded. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file


MOH/3/4 (Sub-series): Circulars issued by the Ministry of Health and Welsh Board of Health relating to Air Raid Precautions, the Emergency Medical Service, the Emergency Hospital Scheme and Civil Defence, 1939-1945. 

REF: MOH/3/4/1
DATE: 1939-1944
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars issued by the Ministry of Health relating to the Emergency Medical Service concerning first aid posts, appointment of personnel and Emergency Hospital Scheme. Previously weeded. 

REF: MOH/3/4/2
DATE: 1939-1941
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars issued by the Welsh Board of Health relating to the Emergency Medical Service concerning first aid posts, medical supplies, gas cleansing units and the Emergency Hospital Scheme. File includes related correspondence of the County Medical Officer of Health.

REF: MOH/3/4/3
DATE: 1939-1943
EXTENT: 1 item (2 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars issued by the Ministry of Health and the Welsh Board of Health. These relate to subjects including first aid posts, emergency ambulance service, Civil Nursing Reserve, school health services, Government Evacuation Scheme and Emergency Hospital Scheme.
Previously weeded.

REF: MOH/3/4/4
DATE: 1939-1945
EXTENT: 1 item (2 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Emergency Medical Service circulars issued by the Ministry of Health and the Welsh Board of Health. Previously weeded.

REF: MOH/3/4/5
DATE: 20 Dec 1939
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circular from the Ministry of Health relating to diets in military hospitals.

REF: MOH/3/4/6
DATE: 1939-1940
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Casualty Bureaux': Emergency Medical Service circulars issued by the Ministry of Health relating to the work of the Casualty Bureaux including arrangements for the evacuation of casualties and procedure on the admission, transfer, discharge and death of casualties. The file also includes papers relating to bed state returns. 

REF: MOH/3/4/7
DATE: 1939-1945
EXTENT: 1 item (2 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars issued by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Home Security relating to the Emergency Medical Service, Emergency Hospital Scheme, Air Raid Precautions and Civil Defence.

REF: MOH/3/4/8
DATE: 1940-1941
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Ministry of Health circulars concerning the work of Casualty Bureaux as part of the Emergency Medical Service with responsibility for administering casualty notification forms, the collection of bed states and compilation of statistics relating to casualties.

REF: MOH/3/4/9
DATE: 1940-1944
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Home Office and Home Security circulars relating to the Emergency Medical Service and Emergency Hospital Scheme.

REF: MOH/3/4/10
DATE: 1940-1941
EXTENT: 1 item (2 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars issued by the Ministry of Health, Home Office and Welsh Board of Health relating to the Emergency Medical Service. The circulars relate to the Emergency Hospital Scheme, Civil Nursing Reserve, Casualty Bureaux and Air Raid Casualty Services. The file includes related correspondence, bed state returns, and reports relating to the operation of casualty services during enemy attacks in Manchester, Portsmouth and Swansea.

REF: MOH/3/4/11
DATE: 1943-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars issued by the Ministry of Health relating to the Emergency Medical Service and Emergency Medical Scheme.

REF: MOH/3/4/12
DATE: 1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Ministry of Health circulars issued in 1945 concerning subjects including the disposal of shelter bunks, a message of thanks to hospital workers, medical attention for British civilian repatriates, assistance to householders in the case of epidemics, treatment of tuberculosis and the Government Evacuation Scheme. 


MOH/3/5 (Sub-series): Correspondence and papers relating to the treatment of venereal disease during the Second World War, c. 1941-1945.

REF: MOH/3/5/1
DATE: c. 1941-1943
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to the treatment of venereal disease during the Second World War including regulations and public information leaflets. 

REF: MOH/3/5/2
DATE: 1942-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to cases of venereal disease during the Second World War and list of medical practitioners. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/5/3
DATE: 1944-1945
EXTENT: 1 envelope
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and test results relating to venereal disease. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/3/5/4
DATE: c. 1940s
EXTENT: 1 poster
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Public information poster relating to venereal disease issued by Ministry of Health. 
CONDITION: Fragile

REF: MOH/3/5/5
DATE: c. 1940s
EXTENT: 1 poster
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Public information poster relating to venereal disease issued by Ministry of Health. 
CONDITION: Fragile










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