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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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Prescription drug abuse ‘ripping the heart out of communities'

The sale and abuse of prescription drugs is ripping the heart out of families and communities across Northern Ireland. That’s the view of qualified youth worker, SDLP South Down MLA Colin McGrath.
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Durkan demands answers on Western Trust underspend

SDLP Foyle MLA, Mark H Durkan, has said that questions must be answered about the underspend on learning disability in the Western Trust area.
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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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