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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Article in The Courier about Public Meeting 23/01/2022 by Graham Brown

Brechin public meeting called over future direction of community health hub plan  By Graham Brown January 23 2022, 9.15am   Brechin Healthcare Group secretary Nilima Puthu and chairman Grahame Lockhart at the old infirmary. Pic: Mhairi Edwards/DCT Media.   Brechin health campaigners will ask the public what direction they want the town to take after the …

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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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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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New Services at the Jenner Centre

BHG is pleased to announce three new services at The Jenner Centre – Self-directed Support Service for Dundee and Angus. It is aimed at everyone who needs social care and support. Dundee Carers Centre Contact details on the website or contact the Jenner Centre. https://dundeecarerscentre.org.uk/ Hear Me Counselling We provide specialist, trauma informed counselling. Counselling …

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Report on The Jenner Centre by Moira Robertson at the AGM

  One of the driving forces for developing the Jenner Centre was to show that, in preparation for a move to the Brechin Infirmary Site, BHG could respond to local need and actually do what we had been talking about for some time. The plans grew from comments we gathered from local people about the …

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