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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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 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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AGM – Chairman’s Report

                                                                                                                                                                               Chairman’s AGM report – 25 November 2021   At the end of my AGM report last October 2020, I posed the question – Will we get a decision on our Community Asset …

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