The Visiting Medical Officers' Journals, Series ID 989, relate to the Westbrook Reformatory under a number of names. They provide a record of medical attention provided to Westbrook inmates during the periodic visits made by the Visiting Medical Officer.
Access to some of these records is restricted to protect personal privacy
Information recorded in the Journals includes: date (of medical examination), name of boy, nature of the illness, treatment administered, and the initials of the Visiting Medical Officer. Formulas or 'recipes' for some of the medicines are recorded at the rear of the journals.
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 12 March 2013, Last modified: 3 December 2014