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Mallon: Mental Health judgment underlines need for PIP changes

SDLP Deputy Leader Nichola Mallon MLA has said that a High Court ruling that the British Government’s PIP changes ‘blatantly discriminated’ against people with mental health problems once again underlines the callous nature of the benefit shakeup.
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Hanna shocked no additional money for Health in reallocations

SDLP Finance Spokesperson Claire Hanna MLA has said that she is shocked that there was no bid for additional resource for the Department of Health in additional allocations published today.
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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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