Booklet, Brain damage and psychiatric disability' by Professor W A Lishman. Booklet No.1/83. Reprinted from a seminar on 'The Problems of Overlapping Psychiatric and Physical Handicap; held on 17 July 1982.
Colour photographs and negatives of building work of new rehabilitation wing and transitional living unit on the hospital site, c.1983-1990. File includes early images of hydrotherapy pool and gymnasium.
Correspondence, memoranda, board minutes and reports relating to the change of the hospital's name from Royal Hospital and Home for Incurables to an alternative name which no longer including the term 'incurables', which had become "increasingly problematic". File includes correspondence between the Hospital and representatives of the Privy Purse, the Charles, Prince of Wales and members of the public regarding changing the name; an annotated list of alternative names drawn up; report on the case for changing the charity's name; notes from a meeting with J Walter Thompson, the marketing and communications firm, regarding name change, 1987. File also includes a letter from HRH Prince Charles congratulating the Development Trust for the Young Disabled new appeal for a 45 bed unit in November 1986.
Address book of Mrs Whitecross, former Head of the Authorised Visitor's committee for the Hospital. The book contains a list of patients in the hospital, visitors and other hospital personnel contacts. These entries include details of which ward the patients resided and any changes to their status, it also lists which patients each visitor saw, and include loose attachments including a memorandum inviting Miss Whitecross to speak about the work of the committtee to the combined medical staff meeting, 1984.
Typescript minutes of the authorised visitors committee, 1982-1991. Minutes include reports on patient welfare, Matron's report to the committee, general news and changes in hospital personale, such as new admissions and deaths.
Reports and publications relating to research undertaken by the hospital's research department along with conference and seminar papers produced by the Department including research relating to the SMART assessment for patients with disorders of consciousness.
Booklet, Caring for the disabled- adversity and caring' by Maureen Tudor, based on an address delivered at Ware College, Hertfordshire. Published by J Walter Thompson Company, London. Booklet No. 2/81.
Booklet, Long-term hospital care in the UK the R.H.H.I. Model, by John Wedgwood. Booklet No. 1/82. Reprinted from the international seminar on the long term care of disabled people, London, 13 January 1981.
Brochures and leaflets relating to services provided by the hospital, including information pack about the RHHP with specific leaflets relating to specialist care and treatment provided for certain groups of patient e.g. chronic and progressive neurological disorders and a brochure for the 'Transitional Living Unit', c. 1992.