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St Brendan’s Hospital

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St Brendan’s Hospital

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St Brendan’s Hospital was established in 1980 by Western Isles Heath Board (now NHS Western Isles) and was originally staffed by the nuns of the Sacred Heart Order as well as professional medical staff. The building was officially opened on 16 September 1980 by Rev Malcolm J Maclellan, Vice-Convenor of Comhairle nan Eilean from 1974-1980 and a member of Western Isles Health Board from 1973-1979.
The hospital has seven beds, two of which are reserved for elderly care. The hospital has no Accident & Emergency department but does operate an out patients clinic.
The St Brendan’s complex is shared with the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar run residential home for the elderly.


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