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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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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September Update

Since our last newsletter in May we have moved forward in two main areas, the Jenner Centre and our Community Asset Transfer (CAT) request for the Brechin Infirmary site to develop a health and wellbeing hub. At the end of June we picked up the keys for the Jenner Centre and during July and August …

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BHG April 2020 Update

Brechin Health Group have been working tirelessly to produce a body of evidence in the form of a feasibility study and business plan to support a Community Asset Transfer application to NHS Tayside for the acquisition of the Brechin Infirmary Site as a Health and Wellbeing Hub. NHS Tayside have however notified the group that …

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