Monday 30th January 2012 SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan has expressed sympathy to the families of babies who died during the recent pseudomonas outbreak and said that questions need to be answered about what happened.
Thursday 2nd February 2012 SDLP Foyle MLA and Health Committee member Mark H Durkan has expressed alarm that traces of pseudomonas have been found in the water units in the neo-natal unit of Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry.
Thursday 1st March 2012 SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan has said news that sinks in the bedded area of the neo-natal unit at the Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital failed hygiene audits in the run-up to January’s pseudomonas outbreak is deeply concerning.
Wednesday 4th April 2012 SDLP Health Committee member Mark H Durkan has called on the Health Minister to expedite the building of a new neo-natal unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital.
Thursday 10th May 2012 SDLP Health Spokesperson, Conall McDevitt MLA, has expressed concern at news that the Western Health Trust is to carry out a separate internal review into the death from pseudomonas of Caolan Burke before the independent inquiry under Professor Troop reports.
Thursday 31st May 2012 SDLP Health Spokesperson Conall McDevitt MLA has welcomed the Health Minister’s acknowledgement that there was systemic failure during the pseudomonas outbreak which killed babies across the North earlier this year.