Envisioning Auchendreich

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 13 May 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1272
  1. Colin Douglas

    At long last the Greater Auchendreich Health Board has been given the go ahead for a project that will put us at the very forefront of health care on the east coast if not in the whole of Scotland. Of course there are cynics in our midst who say the timing of the Scottish Office announcement had something to do with the recent local election results and even more to do with the impending Dreich and Auchendreich parliamentary byelection, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    For more than 40 years the case for a new Auchendreich Royal Infirmary has been widely accepted. As the long awaited announcement now shows, some delay was inevitable simply because the time was not yet ripe—though in truth …

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