Provost Miller told the Council that he had been speaking to the county road surveyor about the Brechin bypass and had learned that it was not scheduled for 1964 as he had thought. The Brechin bypass would not be started before 1968.
The waiting time for admission to the ear, nose and throat department at Stracathro Hospital is 96 days for males and 85 days for females. Yet just over a fifth of the hospital’s beds in this department are occupied. The medical superintendent Dr J. M. Cuthbert explained that the consultants for the department came from Aberdeen and Dundee. But now there was just one. The board agreed to take the matter up with the Regional Board.