Held AtGloucestershire Archives
LevelCollection
Alt Ref NoHA18
TitleCheltenham District Health Authority
Date1967-1985
Description*Files relating to research on stillbirths in the Severn Corridor 1967-1985
NotesIn 1979 Dr C D Shaw, Senior Registrar in Community Medicine for the Gloucestershire Area Health Authority noticed that there had been a sudden rise in stillbirths in the Severn Corridor in 1972. The figure stayed at the higher level in succeeding years. These files show the research undertaken to try and establish whether there were any environmental factors responsible for the anomaly. Those files which contain no personal information are available to researchers immediately
Custodial HistoryDeposited by Cheltenham District Health Authority, 25 October 1989
TermHealth services
Access ConditionsThis collection has been produced by a public body. Information contained in this collection is therefore made available in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004, as well as with the access provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. Information may be extracted by Gloucestershire Archives staff from records marked as closed, in reponse to written requests.
* denotes that this collection contains some uncatalogued records - please give us at least one week's notice of your visit if you would like to look at this material
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