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Minister urges board to shelve health cuts

sneil@obantimes.co.uk

SCOTLAND’S health minister has told officials to drop their secret plans to cut 400 jobs and close care homes, day care and disability centres across Argyll, until they engage ‘fully and transparently’ with local people.

Argyll and Bute’s Health and Social Care Partnership is proposing closing all its council-run older people’s care homes, including Eadar Glinn in Oban, Tigh a Rhuda on Tiree, Gortanvogie on Islay, Ardfenaig in Ardrishaig, day care centres including Lynnside in Oban and Campbeltown’s Woodlands Centre and learning disability centres including Lochgilphead Resource Centre to save £13million to balance this year’s budget.

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