St Brendan's Health and Social Care Re-provision
|Modernising health & social care facilities in Barra|
NHS Western Isles and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are fully committed to modernising health and social care facilities on Barra to ensure that they are modern, safe and fit for purpose.
The Board is currently working with local authority partners, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, to progress a significant project to upgrade the existing hospital and social care facility.
Following a comprehensive feasibility study commissioned in 2011, the preferred options for the replacement of the current health and social care facility were identified as:
More recently, the Scottish Government approved the Investment in Health and Social Care in Barra and Vatersay – Initial Agreement. This gave the green light for the project to proceed to the Outline Business Case stage.