Deal reached on meningitis drug more than 10 years after Derry baby’s death

first_img WhatsApp Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme Twitter By admin – March 30, 2015 Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleDonegal beat Tyrone -Managers reaction.Next articleIrish Water to start reading meters this week admin Pinterest Homepage BannerNews Facebook Pinterest Deal reached on meningitis drug more than 10 years after Derry baby’s deathcenter_img LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Foyle MP Mark Durkan has welcomed the news that after a year of protracted price negotiations between the British government and drug manufacturers a deal has been struck.The life-saving vaccine against Meningitis B disease will be made available for free on the NHS for babies in Derry and across the North from September.Mr Durkan, who tabled parliamentary motions and campaigned at Westminster with the charity Meningitis Now calling on the government to introduce the new vaccine, has also supported the local campaign by Derry parents Emma and Darren Cowey who lost their nine-month-old son Jamie to Meningitis B in November 2004.Speaking to Highland Radio News, Mr. Durkan says after years of campaigning they’ve finally got a result……Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/durkanmeningitis.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp Facebook Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more