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McGimpsey gives support to Keep Us Well campaign

Michael McGimpsey MLA has given his support to the Keep Us Well campaign that is calling for a long-term commitment to keeping prescriptions free of charge.  Mr McGimpsey said: “When I abolished prescriptions charges in 2010 in my role as Health Minister, I did so because I strongly believed that charging people for vital and … Continue reading

Health Service cannot justify spending £200,000 on televisions at the same time as refusing midwifes a 1% pay rise

Ulster Unionist Health Committee member, Michael McGimpsey MLA, has warned the Health Minister that he needs to get his priorities in order after it was revealed one of Northern Ireland’s Health Trusts spent £200,000 on a new entertainment system. The South Belfast MLA said;  “It is frustrating that at a time of a deepening financial … Continue reading