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The Jenner Centre – DD9 Connections Issue No. 5

The recent rise in gas and electricity costs have made us consider whether we can afford to keep the Jenner Centre going on a full time basis. Our landlord has been extremely supportive throughout our 21/2 years at 24 St David’s Street but he cannot be expected to absorb the very high increases which will …

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The former Brechin Infirmary site

Brechin Healthcare Group met on Wednesday 13 July 2022 and spent some 2 hours carefully and long debating the way forward in the light of the non-cooperation of NHS Tayside. All agreed that the Infirmary would have been optimal, but wishing for the ideal outcome sadly does not make any difference. It was decided by …

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June 2022 Newsletter

The last newsletter was sent out in January following our successful meeting at St. Andrew’s Church Hall and since then we have been trying, unsuccessfully, to get NHS Tayside (NHST) to engage with us. Following the meeting at St. Andrew’s Church we had discussions with Mairi Gougeon our MSP and Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs …

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Introducing DD9 Connections

The pandemic highlighted all that was good in our community, with people, groups and businesses rallying round to help and support families, friends and neighbours in their time of need. Yet it also showed us how isolating life can be without connections especially for people without digital access. Brechin Healthcare Group have received funding to …

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Announcement – Lindsay Cameron

It is with deep sadness that we share with you from Brechin Healthcare Group that Lindsay Cameron, one of our Trustees, passed away suddenly last Friday, 25 March. Lindsay’s involvement with the Group cannot be put fully into words. He was central to all our activities and decision-making and very importantly, if it hadn’t been …

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January 2022 Newsletter

We had a very good meeting on Wednesday evening at St. Andrew’s Church hall with the hall comfortably full given the Covid restrictions. There was plenty of discussion and everyone was able to have their say. The meeting opened with feedback from folk with their thoughts on both the refusal by NHS Tayside to our …

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