Reference HLG 900/54
Title Government Evacuation Scheme. Handicapped Classes. Appointment of medical staff
Government Department Ministry of Health
Themes Evacuation
Subthemes Reception and billeting, Health and welfare, Labour supply and relations
Document Types Official Correspondence
Civil Defence Regions Region 3: North Midlands (Nottingham HQ)
Locations Gate Burton, Grimsby, Lincoln, Lindsey, Mablethorpe, Maplethorpe
Organisations County Councils


A file of government correspondence relating to the appointment of medical staff for maternity homes in Lincoln County and Parts of Lindsey. Documents in the file include a list of medical staff employed as consultants under the Maternity and Child Welfare Scheme by the County Council, including physicians and an obstetrician and gynaecologist who works in multiple districts, as he was jointly appointed by Lincoln and Grimsby. Subjects discussed in the file include doctors' wages; the arrangements for two emergency maternity homes at Mablethorpe and Gate Burton, detailing the number of beds available and the medical staff required; and instruction for pupil midwives at Gate Burton Hall.


administration, children, doctors, emergency procedures, employment, evacuation, evacuees, family, finance, healthcare, hospitals, local authorities, maternity, midwives, mothers, parents, reception areas, recruitment, wages, welfare

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