Cutting the Gordian Knot: Or How to Preserve Non-Current Clinical Records Without Being Buried in Paper

  • Hamish Maxwell-Stewart
  • Alister Tough

Author Biography

Hamish Maxwell-Stewart
Hamish Maxwell-Stewart completed his Ph.D. at the University of Edinburgh in 1990. From 1991 to 1993 he was employed as a research assistant on the patient case records project, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Glasgow. In 1994 he was awarded a two-year Leverhulme post-doctoral fellowship to research health trends in nineteenth century Scotland. He is currently an associate research fellow, Department of History, University of Tasmania, Australia. He has published a number of articles on the problems surrounding the disposal and retention of post-1948 clinical records and is co-author with Julia Sheppard (Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London) and Geoffrey Yeo (Royal College of Physicians, London) of Hospital Patient Case Records: A Guide to Their Retention and Disposal (St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, 1996).
Published
1996-01-01
How to Cite
Maxwell-Stewart, Hamish, and Alister Tough. 1996. “Cutting the Gordian Knot: Or How to Preserve Non-Current Clinical Records Without Being Buried in Paper”. Archivaria 41 (January). https://archivaria.ca/index.php/archivaria/article/view/12126.