Diabetes UK Northern Ireland works with local politicians, MLAs and the Assembly structures to campaign for better services for people with diabetes.
Northern Ireland Assembly
The Northern Ireland Assembly is the devolved government for Northern Ireland and is responsible for most of the day-to-day issues affecting the people of Northern Ireland, including health.
Diabetes UK Northern Ireland works with Ministers, MLAs and Civil Servants to ensure they are aware of issues relating to diabetes and that these issues are addressed.
All Party Group on Diabetes
This group pulls together interested MLAs so that we can keep them abreast of developments in the field of diabetes care. The Group members have pledged to support Diabetes UK in obtaining better services for those with diabetes and generally meet three to four times a year. The Chair of the All Party Group is Pat Ramsey MLA, Deputy Chair is Stewart Dickson Cllr, MLA, Secretary is Thomas Buchanan, MLA and Treasurer is Mickey Brady MLA.
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