Copyright Kevin Cooper Photoline: ‘Keep us Well’ –why free prescriptions are a good investment on Tuesday 24 November 2015 in the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings, Belfast. Remark and welcome by the Sponsor Steven Agnew MLA, Overview of the Keep us Well Campaign Jayne Murray, BHF. Political Panel discussion chaired by Seamus McKee with Political Panel Participants: Steven Agnew, MLA, Green Party, and Daithi McKay MLA, Sinn Féin, Paula Bradley, MLA, DUP, Fearghal McKinney MLA, SDLP, Mr Trevor Lunn MLA, Alliance, and Mike Nesbitt MLA, UUP. Closing Remarks by Patricia Gordon, MS Society. People with long term conditions shouldn’t pay the price. More than 1in 3 people in Northern Ireland are living with one or more long term conditions. Long term conditions represent over 50% of GP appointments and over 70% of hospital admissions. The recently published Heath Survey Northern Ireland revealed that 91% of over 75s are on prescription medication.
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