'Z files' were part of a new workflow for triaging queries on asbestos-related disease, implemented in the OEDA office from June 1998. The majority of Z-cases closed with a standard reply. However, a number of them grew into more substantial exchanges including coroner's and/or postmortem reports, clinicians' notes, and compensation and benefits claim information.
The workflow came with instructions on office procedures for processing 'First reports' to 'Z-cases'.
This series is part of Patrick Geddes’ large collection of maps, plans, photographs, prints and drawings of countries and regions around the world. Much of this collection was part of Geddes' Cities and Town Planning Exhibition.
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner