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REPORTS ON PATIENTS TO THE COMMISSIONERS IN LUNACY (LATER BOARD OF CONTROL)
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- The Retreat Archive
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About this work
Correspondence, circulars and statistical and other returns of patients to the Commissioners in Lunacy can be found in correspondence with the Commissioners, RET 1/5/5/2. Under the Lunacy Act of 1890, Section 39 (7), a report on the mental and bodily condition of a patient had to be sent to the Commissioners in Lunacy one month after his or her reception in hospital.
Access to some material is restricted under Data Protection Act 1998. Restricted items are at RET 6/9/1/3, RET 6/9/1/4, RET 6/9/1/5.