Letters and documents in the history of the Edinburgh Renal Unit
NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS are on a separate page
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12th February 1958
Letter from the secretary of the medical staff to the secretary of gynaecological staff, stating that the provision of a modern artificial kidney in the Royal Infirmary would be desirable as a therapeutic weapon in the treatment of renal disease and extra-renal disease such as barbiturate poisoning. From the Lothian Health Service Archive, with permission.
15th February 1962
Letter from the treasurer to the secretary regarding the isolation unit at RIE ward 23 to be named “the Isolation Unit”. From the Lothian Health Service Archive, with permission.
20th December 1966
Letter from the secretary to the treasurer regarding the provision of home dialysis apparatus. From the Lothian Health Service Archive, with permision
7th June 1967
Letter from the senior administrative medical officer to the medical superintendent regarding consultant staff employment for the new dialysis unit at the Medical Renal Unit building. From the Lothian Health Service Archive, with permission.
An extract from the visitors’ book at the Department of Clinical Surgery, RIE (kindly provided by Professor K James). The arrows highlight J Myburgh and Professor Roy Calne’s visits to the department.
29th March 1967
A letter from the secretary to the treasurer regarding the proposed Nuffield Transplantation Surgery Unit at the Western General Hospital. From the Lothian Health Service Archive, with permission.
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