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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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Eastwood urges city to show their Pride

SDLP Leader and Foyle MLA Colum Eastwood has urged Derry to come out to celebrate the annual Pride Parade through the streets of the city on Saturday.
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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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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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