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Ni Cancer Drugs Fund Access

EDM number 1857 in 2017-19, proposed by Jim Shannon on 19/11/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Diseases, Health finance and Health services.

That this House welcomes the confirmation by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland that it will provide access to medicines approved by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence for use through the Cancer Drugs Fund in England and reform the Individual Funding Request process; recognises the importance of swift implementation of these changes for Northern Ireland's cancer patients who may be awaiting treatment; and calls on the Department to implement the commitment immediately to allow cancer patients in Northern Ireland to have equity in access to cancer medicines available elsewhere in the UK.

This motion has been signed by a total of 12 MPs.

Jim Shannon19/11/2018StrangfordDUPProposed
Gavin Robinson19/11/2018Belfast EastDUPSeconded
David Simpson19/11/2018Upper BannDUPSeconded
Gregory Campbell19/11/2018East LondonderryDUPSeconded
Nigel Dodds19/11/2018Belfast NorthDUPSeconded
Jeffrey M Donaldson19/11/2018Lagan ValleyDUPSeconded
Paul Girvan19/11/2018South AntrimDUPSigned
Jim Cunningham20/11/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Emma Little Pengelly21/11/2018Belfast SouthDUPSigned
Lady Hermon27/11/2018North DownIndependentSigned
Ronnie Campbell28/11/2018Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Bob Blackman29/11/2018Harrow EastConservativeSigned

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