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McKinney: Minister must establish Cancer Drugs Fund

SDLP Health Spokesperson Fearghal McKinney MLA has called on Health Minister Simon Hamilton to immediately take action to establish a cancer drugs fund that will grant equality of treatment to patients in Northern Ireland.
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McKinney: Opportunity for radical change to help cancer sufferers cannot be missed

SDLP Health Spokesperson Fearghal McKinney MLA has welcomed news that Scotland is granting greater access to expensive drugs such as those that lengthen the life of cancer sufferers and has called on Health Minister Jim Wells to follow that example.
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McKinney: Minister must seize opportunity to benefit vulnerable cancer patients

SDLP health spokesperson Fearghal McKinney says Health Minister Edwin Poots has an opportunity to provide innovative cancer drugs in Northern Ireland now.
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Durkan welcomes campaign for equal access to cancer drugs

SDLP Mark H Durkan MLA has welcomed a campaign launched by cancer charities in Northern Ireland to highlight the fact that 39 cancer drugs that are available in England, Scotland and Wales are not readily available here.
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McKinney: Cancer patient's needs must not be forgotten in disagreement between Health Minister and Drugs companies

SDLP Health Spokesperson Fearghal McKinney has expressed his concern that the needs of those who are currently being denied access to cancer drugs here are being forgotten in the midst of a disagreement around funding.
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