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Ref: MOH/4

REFERENCE: [GB 0212] MOH/4
TITLE: School Medical Officer
DATE(S): 1905-1960
LEVEL: Series
EXTENT: 43 items
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to the medical inspection and treatment of school children including details of legislation, nutrition and the introduction of school meals, ophthalmic care, medical inspection returns, attendance and closure of schools due to illness, medical record cards, diphtheria immunisation and school dental service. 
RELATED MATERIAL: Annual reports of the School Medical Officer located in Series 1 due to cross over with role as County Medical Officer of Health. 


REF: MOH/4/1
DATE: 1905-1939
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Board of Education circulars issued to local education authorities concerning the medical inspection and treatment of school children, and legal requirements relating to education provision including regulations for the building of new schools.

REF: MOH/4/2
DATE: 1907
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Memorandum on the medical inspection of children in public elementary schools under section 13 of the Education (Administrative Provisions) Act, 1907, Board of Education. 2 copies. 

REF: MOH/4/3
DATE: 1912
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Return of the water supply at schools in the county, Cardiganshire Education Committee. 2 copies. 

REF: MOH/4/4
DATE: Aug 1914
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Memorandum issued by the Board of Education relating to the provision of meals for school children in 1914.

REF: MOH/4/5
DATE: 1928
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Report: 'Suggestions for a Scheme in "Rural Education" for the Elementary and Central Schools of Cardiganshire by the Director of Education'. 

REF: MOH/4/6
DATE: 1929
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Estimates of Receipts and Payments for the Year ending 31st March, 1929', Cardiganshire Education Committee.

REF: MOH/4/7
DATE: 1920s
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Book of Low Attendance Certificates to record school closures due to epidemics. No entries completed. 

REF: MOH/4/8
DATE: 1930-1940
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Ophthalmic': papers relating to eye care in Cardiganshire schools including lists of children to see eye specialist. Previously weeded.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/9
DATE: 1933-1935
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Director of Education': correspondence between the Medical Officer of Health and the Director of Education. Previously weeded.

REF: MOH/4/10
DATE: 1933-1944
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence between the School Medical Officer and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children relating to cases of neglect, school medical examinations, and sanitation and inspection of houses.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/11
DATE: 1934
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'The Health of the School Child: Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer of the Board of Education for the Year 1933', His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1934.

REF: MOH/4/12
DATE: 1934
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Notes relating to lectures on rural hygiene by the School Medical Officer', Cambrian News (Aberystwyth), Ltd, 1934.

REF: MOH/4/13
DATE: c. 1934
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Copies of letters from the Board of Education and Ministry of Health relating to the provision of milk in schools.

REF: MOH/4/14
DATE: c. 1934
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Report of Cardiganshire Education Committee: 'Scheme for the Provision of Milk for School Children'.

REF: MOH/4/15
DATE: 1934-1937
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Orthopaedic': correspondence and papers relating to orthopaedic care and the treatment of individual cases in Cardiganshire. The file includes reports relating to the establishment of an orthopaedic scheme for the county and papers of Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire Education Committees. Previously weeded.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/16
DATE: 1938
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Forms completed by schools providing information requested by the School Medical Officer on the provision of midday meals.

REF: MOH/4/17
DATE: c. 1939
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Medical inspection returns and statistical data relating to nutrition of school children in Cardiganshire for the year 1939.The file contains a list of schools providing midday meals and details of milk suppliers.

REF: MOH/4/18
DATE: n.d. [c. 1930s] 
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: 1 item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Tables recording results of school medical examinations divided by district including information relating to nutrition, provision of meals, heating and ventilation. 

REF: MOH/4/19
DATE: 1941-1943
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'School Closures': correspondence and papers relating to school closures due to illness requiring a School Closure Certificate from the School Medical Officer. The file contains details of illnesses and closure periods. Previously weeded (sampled). 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/20
DATE: 1941-1946
EXTENT: 1 folder          
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Director of Education': Correspondence between the Medical Officer of Health and the Director of Education relating to the medical inspection and treatment of school children, provision of midday meals and the medical care of evacuees. The file also includes papers concerning the nutrition of school children and minutes and development plans of the Cardiganshire Education Committee. Previously weeded. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/21
DATE: 1942-1946
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Cardiganshire Education Committee': letters and weekly attendance returns to the School Medical Officer with attendance figures and details of low attendance due to illness.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/22
DATE: 1943
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: 1 item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Lists of schools with details of midday meal provision including dates when schemes started. Notes on the progress of the midday meal scheme and training of school canteen cooks attached. 

REF: MOH/4/23
DATE: 1944-1945
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Diphtheria': papers relating to immunisation against and cases of diphtheria amongst children. The file contains list of school children who have been immunised, circulars from the Welsh Board of Health and public information leaflets. Previously weeded.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/24
DATE: 1945-1947
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Ophthalmic': papers relating to eye care in Cardiganshire schools including lists of children to see eye specialist, and details of operations and payment for treatment.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/25
DATE: 1945-1947
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'School Dental Service': correspondence and papers relating to school dental inspections and treatment, and orders relating to dental equipment. Previously weeded.

REF: MOH/4/26
DATE: 1945-1947
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: 1 item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Administrative memoranda and circulars issued by the Ministry of Education. Previously weeded.

REF: MOH/4/27
DATE: 1945-1947
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars issued by the Ministry of Health and the Welsh Department of the Ministry of Health.

REF: MOH/4/28
DATE: 1946
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to the provision and quality of milk supplied to Aberystwyth schools.

REF: MOH/4/29
DATE: Mar 1947
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Development plan relating to schools, Cardiganshire Education Committee.

REF: MOH/4/30
DATE: 1949-1953
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Lists of children to attend ophthalmic clinics held by eye specialist Dr K. Davies Thomas at Cardiganshire schools and hospitals. File includes correspondence relating to clinics and individual cases. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/31
DATE: 1940s-1950s
EXTENT: 1 box
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Medical record cards for pupils attending a number of schools in Cardiganshire.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to these records

REF: MOH/4/32
DATE: 1940s-1950s
EXTENT: 1 box
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Medical record cards for pupils attending Dinas Secondary School, Aberystwyth.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to these records

REF: MOH/4/33
DATE: 1951-1952
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Medical inspection returns for the Ministry of Education including number of children receiving hospital treatment. 

REF: MOH/4/34
DATE: 1952-1956
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Sample of medical record cards for pupils attending a number of schools in Cardiganshire. Previously sampled. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/35
DATE: 1953
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Report of the School Medical Service for the year 1952, Cardiganshire Education Committee.

REF: MOH/4/36
DATE: Oct 1953
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Survey of sub-standard schools, Cardiganshire Education Committee.

REF: MOH/4/37
DATE: Mar 1957
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Notice produced by Cardiganshire Education Committee listing hygiene rules for school kitchens and canteens.

REF: MOH/4/38
DATE: 1956-1957
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: List of pupils attending Dinas Secondary School for the academic year 1956-1957.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this item

REF: MOH/4/39
DATE: 1958-1960
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Ophthalmic': lists of children to attend clinics held by eye specialist Dr K. Davies Thomas. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/40
DATE: 1920s-1959
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Additional papers relating to the work of the School Medical Officer including report of medical inspection, provision of school meals, and circulars relating to school health care during the Second World War and supply of milk to schools. 

REF: MOH/4/41
DATE: 1937
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Board of Education (Welsh Department): 'General report of H.M. Inspectors on elementary education in the administrative county of Cardiganshire for the period ending on 31 December 1936'. 2 copies. 

REF: MOH/4/42
DATE: 1946-1947
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Orthopaedic Scheme': correspondence and papers relating to orthopaedic healthcare including details of individual patients and lists of children attending clinics. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/4/43
DATE: 1948-1952
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to the treatment of tonsils and adenoids. Previously sampled.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file




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