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Survey in Northern Ireland reveals gaps in quality of care

A survey was recently carried out to gather information on health care experiences in Northern Ireland for people with muscle wasting conditions....

Northern Ireland Health Minister responds to calls for urgent specialist care improvements

Northern Ireland Executive Health Minister, Edwin Poots MLA, responded to calls for the urgent need to improve specialised neuromuscular services in Northern Ireland highlighted by Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) in a major Northern Ireland Ass...

Campaign success as Northern Ireland neuromuscular lead is appointed

A landmark campaign success has been achieved with the appointment of a Northern Ireland lead for muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular conditions....

Trailblazer Michaela wins Spirit of Northern Ireland award

Northern Ireland Trailblazers Ambassador Michaela Hollywood has been announced as the winner of the  Spirit of Northern Ireland awards in the Specsavers Overcoming Adversity category....

Campaign victory in Northern Ireland

Thanks to the continued campaigning of our supporters in Northern Ireland, the gap in care advisor support is finally being filled. The job advert has been released today on the recruitment website of Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland....

Northern Ireland families fight for care

Campaigners and leading clinicians announced their fight for improved specialist neuromuscular care at the Northern Ireland Muscle Group launch in Belfast on Friday 1 April....

Uncertainty over long-term funding for Northern Ireland Care Advisor

Uncertainty remains over the long-term funding for Northern Ireland's only muscular dystrophy Care Advisor, a post which is NHS funded....

Turning the corner for improving access to specialist care in Northern Ireland

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is delighted to be able to share some really encouraging news for people affected by muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular conditions in Northern Ireland....

MLA inquiry reveals stark gaps in Northern Ireland’s muscular dystrophy care causing misery and risking lives

People in Northern Ireland living with muscular dystrophy and other devastating muscle conditions are enduring misery and are having their lives put at risk due to stark gaps in specialist care, according to the results of a major inquiry in the Northern ...

Report signals turning point for Northern Ireland care

People in Northern Ireland living with muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular conditions are experiencing stark gaps in specialist care, according to the results of a major inquiry launched today in the Northern Ireland Assembly....

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