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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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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Public Meeting announcement

Following the dismissal of our appeal by the Scottish Ministers, we are holding a public meeting at the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Hall in Brechin on Wednesday 26/01/2022 at 7pm for 7:15 pm. The Jenner Centre will continue however we, as a group, have decided to see how we can develop BHG’s work to further benefit the …

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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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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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