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Durkan calls on Health Minister to prioritise mental health

SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan MLA has called on Health Minister Michelle O’Neill to prioritise mental health provision after it was revealed that no Health Trust is meeting 13-week targets for treatment of mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression.
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Durkan welcomes new Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy treatment

SDLP Foyle MLA Mark H Durkan, Chair of the All Party Group on Muscular Dystrophy, has welcomed the approval of treatment for the first ever drug to potentially treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
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SDLP representatives meet Western Trust on learning disability underspend

SDLP Foyle MLA Mark H Durkan joined Party Leader Colum Eastwood and colleagues Daniel McCrossan MLA and Richie McPhillips MLA at a meeting with Western Health and Social Care Trust officials over a huge underspend on learning disability services.
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1,000 children needlessly die every year from sepsis

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has supported a call at Westminster for the government to commit to a new public awareness campaign aimed at tackling the deadly disease sepsis.
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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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