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Durkan calls for access to PrEP HIV drugs

SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan MLA has called for the Health Minister to bring forward a plan to commission Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs as a preventive treatment for new HIV infections in Northern Ireland.
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Mental Health no priority for Sinn Féin

SDLP Health Spokesperson Fearghal McKinney has expressed alarm that Sinn Fein's manifesto contains just one single mention of mental health.
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Kelly raises concerns about stealth privatisation of patient transport

SDLP Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly has raised concerns about the stealth privatisation of elements of the Health and Social Care Service.
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Ritchie: Trade agreement poses serious threats to Health Service

SDLP MP for South Down Margaret Ritchie has called for the UK government to exempt the health service from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons.
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McKinney: Audit Office Investigation will provide overdue answers

SDLP Health Spokesperson Fearghal McKinney has said that a thorough investigation into Health Service spend will provide answers to the tough questions that the Department of Health has avoided so far.
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