Bradshaw offers cautious welcome to increased GP investment plans

Alliance Health spokesperson Paula Bradshaw MLA has said the plans for new investment in GP services are welcome, but cautioned there is still a significant financial shortfall. The South Belfast MLA was speaking after the announcement of £26.76 million for GP services in Northern Ireland, including up to £18.17 million for the continuation of transformation […]

Suicide Strategy welcome, but testament to Stormont failure

Alliance Health Spokesperson, Paula Bradshaw, has welcomed the Northern Ireland administration’s new suicide strategy, Protect Life 2, but warned the failure to form an Executive to take it forward will continue to leave this social emergency untouched. The South Belfast MLA said: “The suicide rate in Northern Ireland is appalling and constitutes a social emergency, […]

Bradshaw challenges all parties to support release of public information on impact on health and livelihoods of “No Deal” crash-out Brexit

Alliance Health Spokesperson, Paula Bradshaw MLA, has called on all parties to join her call for full publication of all documentation related to the impact of a “No Deal” Brexit on the health and livelihoods of people living and working in Northern Ireland. Her call comes after the latest leak of Government documents concerning “Operation […]

Graduate Medical School essential to health transformation

Alliance Health Spokesperson, Paula Bradshaw MLA, has warned that a Graduate Medical School is essential to health transformation, after it was revealed that the Northern Ireland Civil Service did not believe that funding one from Executive resources only was financially viable. The South Belfast MLA said: “I have supported the case for a Graduate Medical […]