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Morgue Register (Includes Letters Concerning Indigent Patients) (R18830708) 1939 - 1983

Item ID Agency Series Accession Record group Box / Item Sep Record no. Part Alternative no. Record type
R18830708 DAHI 20372 D266 516 / Text



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RECORD SERIES period responsible
20372
Cherry Farm Hospital Morgue Registers more detail…


This volume recorded patients whose bodies who were transferred to the morgue.


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unknown - unknown

CONTROLLING AGENCY / DEPARTMENT period responsible
DAHM
Cherry Farm Hospital more detail…

Cherry Farm Hospital was established to provide care to mentally ill patients.


unknown - unknown
DAHE
Otago Area Health Board more detail…


The Otago Area Health Board role was to provide and manage health and public health services in the Otago Region.



unknown - 1993
DAHI
Healthcare Otago Ltd more detail…


Healthcare Otago was established on 1 June 1993, under the Health and Disability Act, 1993. Healthcare Otago's vision is that "HealthCare Otago will be the foremost provider of health care services to its regional community". Services are provided through the following hospitals and structures: Dunedin Hospital, Balclutha Hospital, Dunstan Hospital, Oamaru Hospital, Wakari Hospital, Emergency Retrieval Team, Community Health Services and Public Health Services.



1993 - 1997
DAKI
Orokonui Mental Hospital more detail…


The Orokonui Hospital was initially set up as an inebriates' home.  Later it was developed into care for the elderly and mentally ill.



1901 - 1983
DAKH
Seacliff Mental Hospital more detail…


Seacliff Mental Hospital, formerly known as Seacliff Lunatic Asylum, was established to provide care to mentally ill patients in the Otago and Southland regions.



unknown - 1972

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(a) All public archives containing health information about identifiable individuals are restricted for 100 years from the date of the last paper or last entry in the record.

(b) All Seacliff and Orokonui mental hospital patient casebooks are restricted for 100 years from the year of admission of the last patient in each casebook.

(c) All public archives containing sensitive personal information about staff and students are restricted for 75 years from the date of the last paper or last entry in the record.

(d) Individual patient archives will not be listed by name in the public finding aids of Archives New Zealand, nor will information confirming the existence of the public archive be made available, during the period the public archive is restricted.

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Restriction expires end of: 2083

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Version Number: 36
Date Approved: 16/12/2021