This collection comprises material relating to the 15th Chief Medical Officer for England and Chancellor of Newcastle University Sir Liam Donaldson (1949 - ).
Includes published and unpublished material covering Sir Liam's early professional career and achievements in health care management in the Northern and Yorkshire regions and as Chief Medical Officer.
The majority of material relates to his time as Chief Medical Officer from 1998 - 2010, covering his major health and health care campaigns, including published reports and contextual material related to these reports.
Also includes photographs, papers, correspondence and other material relating to Sir Liam's personal life, awards and honours.
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Donaldson (Sir Liam) Archive
Archive Ref Code: GB186/LD
Date Range of Material
1959 - 2010
Type of Material
Liam Donaldson’s political and personal archive
Size of Collection
20 Linear Metres of shelving
How To Order Items From This Collection
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If you find an item you would like to consult in the Special Collections reading room, simply make a note of the reference number and title of the item(s) you are interested in (for example LD/1/2/1 Regional Director of Public Heath’s Report for 1990).
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Archival catalogue available via Archives Hub.
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An exhibition to compliment this collection is available to view in, 'Root and Branch: Public Health under the Nation's Doctors'.
Material from this collection was used in our Treasures of the Month feature for May 2013.
See more digitised content from this collection at CollectionsCaptured.