Article in The Courier by Graham Brown on 18/01/2022

Brechin health group future “uncertain” after infirmary takeover plan fails  By Graham Brown January 18 2022, 5.30pm   Brechin Healthcare Group’s future is “uncertain”, says chairman Grahame Lockhart. Pic: Mhairi Edwards/Chris Donnan/DCT Media. Angus health campaigners are at a crossroads after seeing their dream of creating a community hub in an old town hospital crushed. Brechin …

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Article in The Courier on 14/01/2022 by Graham Brown

What now for Brechin Infirmary? Ministers reject health group’s CAT appeal over former hospital  By Graham Brown January 14 2022, 12.16pm Brechin Healthcare Group chairman Grahame Lockhart at the infirmary. Pic: Mhairi Edwards/DCT Media. A bombshell knockback has been given to Brechin campaigners in their six-year journey to turn the town’s former infirmary into a community …

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Urgent Update

We have been informed this week that our Appeal to the Scottish Government to take over the Infirmary has been dismissed and our Community Asset Transfer has been refused. The dismissal and refusal were based on three issues raised by the Reporter in his report to Scottish Ministers:- whether a sufficient level of community benefit …

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December Newsletter

In November 2015 over 100 people from our community attended a public meeting at the Damacre Centre to hear about the changes taking place in the health care provision in Brechin and the surrounding area. From that meeting Brechin Healthcare Group was formed. After 6 years of some very challenging discussions and meetings we are …

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Healthwatch 2021 – Report by Dr. Hamish Greig

Healthwatch is a collaboration between Brechin Healthcare Group and Brechin High School with the aim of raising the profile of health and wellbeing within the school and community especially with respect to student health. 2017 Healthwatch started by looking at access to primary care from the perspective of the High School student. The survey of …

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AGM – The Jenner Centre report by Moira Robertson

                                                                                                                                                                             Report on The Jenner Centre, November 2021    Many of you will be familiar with the Jenner Centre and the …

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