• Archival Series

Patient Records-Alphabetical Register of Patients, Royal Derwent Hospital

To access these records

Please contact the Information Coordination and Strategy Unit, Department of Health and Human Services:

Address: GPO Box 125, Hobart TAS 7001

Email: pipapplications@health.tas.gov.au

Website: http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/about_the_department/your_rights/accessing_personal_information

Reference Number

Quote this number to access your records: Tasmanian Archives Series Number, HSD252

Records Location

These records are held by Tasmanian Archives (2011 - current).


The Patient Records – Alphabetical Register of Patients dates from 1888 to 1974. They contain personal information about patients at the Royal Derwent Hospital and its predecessors. These records include the names of children.

Access Conditions

Closed D75 years
D75 means that records in this series that have final entries less than 75 years old are closed to the general public. People wishing to access these records should contact Mental Health Services which is in the Department of Health and Human Services. Staff at the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office may be able to assist you in finding other relevant records.

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