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Mallon appeals to Department of Health to meet neurology patients

SDLP Deputy Leader Nichola Mallon MLA accompanied neurology patients to hand in a letter to the Department of Health this afternoon.
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McGlone: Expected job losses in Toomebridge devastating

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA, Patsy McGlone has said that workers at SDC trailers will now be worried about job security following an announcement by the company. Mr McGlone said that staff need certainty quickly to help them prepare for the future.
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Durkan renews calls for access to cannabis-based medicines

SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan has welcomed NHS England’s approval of two cannabis-based medicines used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. He has urged the Department of Health to back NICE recommendations, to make Epidyolex and Sativex available in the North.
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Eastwood: Tory troubles amnesty unacceptable

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has said that a proposed commitment to introduce an effective amnesty for soldiers involved in heinous crimes in Northern Ireland is unacceptable, an affront to victims and survivors and will be opposed by SDLP MPs.
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Eastwood: Climate education is a moral imperative

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has welcomed moves by the Italian Government to place climate change at the heart of education. The Foyle Westminster candidate said that the scale of the global climate crisis should be recognised by teaching the next generation how to live better than the last one.
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