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    In July 1864 plans for a hospital were first made public in the borough of Brechin, after the late James Don, Esquire, of Bearehill, bequeathed £1,000 for the purpose of establishing a hospital or infirmary and dispensary in Brechin on condition that a further £1,000 was raised within 18 months by the local …

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The article in The Courier on 05/03/2021 by Graham Brown

Angus health campaigners say community hub ambitions and the building they hope to take over are crumbling due to Covid-19 delays.     The pandemic has put Brechin Healthcare Group’s (BHG)  plans for the town’s old infirmary on hold. Frustration is growing that a decision on a community asset transfer (CAT) has now been delayed …

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February 2021 Newsletter

  In our January newsletter we told you that the decision for our Community Asset Transfer (CAT) request would be made at the NHS Tayside Board meeting on Thursday 25 February. We were informed last Friday that our request would not be on the agenda for the meeting. To say we are disappointed is an …

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January 2021 Newsletter

In our December newsletter we said we anticipated a decision for our Community Asset Transfer (CAT) request by the end of January and had expected the decision to be made by 17 January. However, NHS Tayside have taken longer to assess our request and the decision will not now be made until the next formal …

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December Newsletter

During November we had ongoing discussions with NHS Tayside about our business plan. They invited us to give a presentation on our proposals for the health and wellbeing hub at the Infirmary which we were happy to do. The virtual event took place before a panel of 12 representatives from NHS Tayside and Angus Council …

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Brechin Healthcare Group AGM minutes 28/10/2020 on Zoom

Present: Grahame Lockhart Hamish Greig Alison Cameron Lindsay Cameron Moira Robertson Dick Robertson Gary Robertson Joyce Galt John McKenna Frances Keats Irene Thompson Nilima Puthu Irene Gillies Helen Christie Margaret Jones Geoffrey Rose Anne Thompson Jean Clark Veronica Page Keith Fraser Jane Cuthill Apologies: Gail Greig Stanley Callaghan Ruth Bergen Elizabeth Baillie Margaret Jamieson Callum …

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