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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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McKinney Backs Petition to make cancer drugs available

SDLP Health Spokesperson Fearghal McKinney has today backed a petition by cancer sufferer Gary Vint calling on Health Minister Edwin Poots to make 39 cancer drugs available in Northern Ireland that are routinely obtainable in England.
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McKinney: Local Cancer breakthrough undermined by Health Minister’s refusal to establish drugs fund

SDLP Health Spokesperson Fearghal McKinney MLA has welcomed an announcement by Almac Diagnostics of further breakthroughs in the treatment of Ovarian Cancer. However he says that these breakthroughs are being undermined by the Health Minister’s refusal to establish a cancer drugs fund.
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