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Ref: MOH/6

REFERENCE: [GB 0212] MOH/6
TITLE: Maternity care and child welfare
DATE(S): 1926-1970
LEVEL: Series
EXTENT: 38 items
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to midwifery training and recruitment, assisted milk supply, fees for maternity treatment, cases of adoption, midwives salaries, medical apparatus and welfare foods, lists of midwives and doctors, registers of maternity cases and notifications of births.


REF: MOH/6/1
DATE: 1926-1936
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars and memoranda relating to legislation concerning the training and employment of midwives including the Midwives and Maternity Homes Act (1926), Births and Death Registrations Act (1927), Nursing Homes Registrations Act (1927) and the Midwives Act (1936). Contains duplicates. 

REF: MOH/6/2
DATE: Sep 1930
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Record of child from Aberystwyth born at City of London Maternity Hospital. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this item

REF: MOH/6/3
DATE: 1932-1933
EXTENT: 1 envelope
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Applications for assisted medical attendance at confinement. Previously retained as sample.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this item

REF: MOH/6/4
DATE: 1933-1970
EXTENT: 1 item (4 registers)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Central Midwives Board: registers of maternity cases in Cardiganshire.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to these items
CONDITION: Fragile binding

REF: MOH/6/5
DATE: 1933-1935
EXTENT: 1 item (2 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Assisted Milk Supply: applications for free milk under the Maternity and Child Welfare Act and related letters from the County Medical Officer of Health. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/6/6
DATE: 1936-1938
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to third party and public liability insurance of hospital authorities. Includes details of a case concerning legal action brought against a county council in England relating to an infection in a maternity home.

REF: MOH/6/7
DATE: 1937
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: General correspondence of the County Medical Officer of Health relating to maternity care.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/6/8
DATE: 1938
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: List of midwives notifying intention of practise during 1938.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this item

REF: MOH/6/9
DATE: 1941-1943
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence relating to fees for maternity treatment. Previously weeded.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/6/10
DATE: 1944-1956
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers relating to the Royal College of Midwives including annual reports (1944, 1948, 1953,1956), memorandum on the report of the Working Party of Midwives (1949), postgraduate courses for midwives, advertisement for Christmas bazaar and details of building appeal.

REF: MOH/6/11
DATE: 12 Mar 1945
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Return with statistics relating to maternity and child welfare in Cardiganshire.

REF: MOH/6/12
DATE: c. 1946
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: List of doctors in Cardiganshire providing maternity medical services under the National Health Service Act (1946). 3 copies.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this item

REF: MOH/6/13
DATE: Jun 1947
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'A Survey of Childbearing in Britain': a preliminary report issued by a Joint Committee of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Population Investigation Committee.

REF: MOH/6/14  
DATE: 1948-1949
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence of Ernest Jones relating to salaries for district nurses and midwives.

REF: MOH/6/15
DATE: 1949
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and information leaflets relating to training of nurses in the administration of gas and air analgesia and use of equipment.

REF: MOH/6/16
DATE: 1948-1951
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence concerning fees of medical practitioners called in by midwives relating to legislation under the Midwives Act. Contain details of individual patients.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/6/17
DATE: 1949-1953
EXTENT: 1 item (4 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to maternity and child welfare including booklets relating to training and child care advice, orders for maternity supplies, and reports and notifications of births from other authorities. The file contains details of local births and care of children, and cases of adoption.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/6/18
DATE: 1949-1958
EXTENT: 1 item (3 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'St David's Diocesan Moral Welfare Committee' - correspondence and papers relating to births at the County Maternity Home and details of adoptions. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to these files

REF: MOH/6/19
DATE: 1949-1958
EXTENT: 1 item (2 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence and papers relating to Central Midwives Board including details of uniform requirements, training courses, annual reports, lists of midwives, provision of maternity medical services within the National Health Service and circulars concerning the practice of midwifery.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/6/20
DATE: 1949
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Return for the Welsh Board of Health providing details of midwifery services in Cardiganshire between the months of July and December 1948.

REF: MOH/6/21
DATE: Nov 1950
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence relating to recruitment in district nursing and midwifery.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this item

REF: MOH/6/22
DATE: Jul 1954
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Report on the Obstetric Service under the National Health Service', Royal College Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

REF: MOH/6/23
DATE: Aug 1955
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: 1 item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Minutes of South and Mid Wales Area meeting of Supervisors of Midwives.

REF: MOH/6/24
DATE: Aug 1955
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Joint report of County Medical Officer of Health and County Treasurer relating to appointment and service conditions of domiciliary nursing staff.

REF: MOH/6/25
DATE: 29 Nov 1955
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Letter relating to the potential closure of the maternity unity at Cardigan Hospital due to lack of midwives.

REF: MOH/6/26
DATE: 1956
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Midwifery': minutes of the West Wales Hospital Management Committee including the Ante Natal Sub-Committee, minutes of the Standing Maternity and Midwifery Advisory Committee of the Centre Health Services Council, arrangements under Mid-Wales Hospital Management Committee, arrangements for Cardigan Hospital and additional papers relating to ante natal care.

REF: MOH/6/27
DATE: 1957-1959
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Notifications of births in Cardiganshire.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this item

REF: MOH/6/28
DATE: 1958
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Perinatal survey': report and correspondence relating to Perinatal Mortality Survey.

REF: MOH/6/29
DATE: 1960-1961
EXTENT: 1 item (2 folders)
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 'Maternity and Child Welfare - General correspondence': papers relating to transfer of medical records to and from other parts of the country, lists of doctors' clinics across Cardiganshire, report relating to staffing of infant welfare clinics with a medical officer, requirements of County Medical Officer of Health for a clinic building for public health, audiometry and child guidance purposes, details of a conference of the National Association for Maternal and Child Welfare held in June 1960, correspondence and papers relating to the shortage of midwifes and papers from the Society of Medical Officers of Health relating to a refresher course and conference.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/6/30
DATE: 1960-1965
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Circulars and publicity material relating to training and careers in midwifery and nursing.

REF: MOH/6/31
DATE: 1961
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Notifications of births outside the county. 
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file

REF: MOH/6/32
DATE: 1961
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence relating to detection of phenylketonuria in infants. 

REF: MOH/6/33
DATE: 1964
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Association of Supervisors of Midwives: 53rd annual report on the work of the Association for the year 1963.

REF: MOH/6/34
DATE: n.d.
EXTENT: 1 item
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Book of blank forms for sending for medical aid during labour, Central
Midwives Board. 2 copies.

REF: MOH/6/35
DATE: c. 1920s-1960s
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Booklets and information leaflets relating to child welfare and welfare foods. 

REF: MOH/6/36
DATE: c. 1940s-1950s
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Advertisements for medical apparatus relating to midwifery and nursing.

REF: MOH/6/37
DATE: 1961
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Ministry of Health poster advertising concentrated orange juice for children and expectant mothers. Letter and order form from the Welsh Board of Health attached. 

REF: MOH/6/38
DATE: 1935-1961
EXTENT: 1 folder
LEVEL OF ARRANGEMENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Additional papers concerning maternity care and child welfare including circulars relating to nursing and midwifery services and correspondence regarding assisted milk supply.
ACCESS: Access conditions apply to this file



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