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Appeal Update

Thank you very much for all the positive responses to the Courier article this week. We are grateful for the publicity and keeping our transfer request in the public eye. Our Appeal sub-group met with Nicky Donald from Community Ownership Support Services (COSS) on Tuesday 6 July to consider our appeal. COSS has been funded …

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Reasons for Refusal of CAT application

Summary of the reasons by Tayside NHS Board for refusal of Community Asset Transfer request: 1. Risks and issues identified to do with the deliverability, viability and sustainability of the Business Plan proposals. Significant shortfall in funding required to bring the site and buildings up to standard including sources to meet ongoing running costs. 2. …

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CAT application decision

We received a letter from NHS Tayside today informing us that our Community Asset Transfer for the Brechin Infirmary site has been refused. We are extremely disappointed. At our meeting on Thursday 1st July 2021, the Steering Group decided unanimously that we would appeal the refusal of our Community Asset Transfer (CAT) request by NHS …

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Audiology Service

From  Tuesday 18th May 2021, we will be starting a new Audiology clinic at the Jenner Centre. This is a drop in session, no appointment needed. We will be able to replace tubing for standard NHS hearing aids with ear moulds and open fit style hearing aids. We will continue with the Battery replacement service …

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The article in The Ferret https://theferret.scot/

NHS Tayside stalls community plans for abandoned infirmary Jamie Mann April 21, 2021 In the Angus town of Brechin, the old infirmary is starting to decay after years of closure. But despite years of pleading, local people with a vision to turn the site into a community health hub say they’ve been left “in limbo” by NHS …

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