Over 6000 "Lloyd-George" case records were held in the filing room at Lovaine. The records were so called because they were named after the politician David Lloyd George who introduced the first national insurance system, the forerunner of the NHS, into the UK.
This photographs shows a consulting room at Victoria Street GP surgery around the time the new premises were opened in 1978.
These photographs show consulting rooms 1 and 2 at Lovaine, Cupar Road. In the first, Dr Macintosh's rolltop desk can be seen, and in the second, a microscope.
Dr John Stewart was Newport's first general practitioner and was recommended to the people of Newport by Professor Simpson of chloroform fame. Lovaine was built on Cupar Road for Doctor Stewart, and he used it as his surgery and residence.
Dr Thomas Stewart, "Docy Tom", succeeded his father Dr John Stewart as Newport's general practitioner. He lived and worked at Lovaine on Cupar Road, and was assisted by the apparently rather flamboyant Dr Montague Rust.
A photograph of another consulting room at the GP surgery at Lovaine.
This house was built for Dr John Stewart in the 1870s, and used as a doctor's residence and GP surgery for over 100 years. From the 1930s, Lovaine was occupied by Dr Taylor, who was later succeeded by three generations of Drs Mackintosh. It was last used as a surgery by Dr McLeod, until purpose ...
The general practice surgery was at the rear of the building, entered through the back yard.
This photograph shows the GPs serving the village in 1994.
This photograph shows the purpose built premises for the local GP practice, just after completion in 1977.
This photograph shows the waiting room in the purpose built premises for the general practice in Victoria Street which opened in 1978.
Although only built 12 years earlier, the premises at Victoria Street were insufficiently large for the growing needs of the practice, and in 1989 the building was extended.
This photograph shows the waiting room at Lovaine.