Northern Ireland Falling Behind on Essential Drugs and Treatments, says Bradshaw

Alliance Health spokesperson Paula Bradshaw MLA has warned people here are missing out on vital drugs and treatments while there is no Executive, and cautioned we will fall further behind the longer the talks process goes on.

With treatments such as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication, which can prevent HIV via a daily pill, being trialled in England and has been made available in Scotland, healthcare in Northern will be left behind, with patients unable to access the same level of care.

“Progress on health is endangered by the current stalling…People relying on the health service need an Executive in place immediately, not further squabbling.”

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Published on 13. April 2017 in News UK