Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Brock backs ‘Glow Gold September’ as Edinburgh lights up for childhood cancer awareness

Deidre Brock MP welcomed the Edinburgh skies lighting up in gold at the launch of the parent-led 'Glow Gold September' childhood cancer awareness campaign this evening (Thursday September 1).Deidre is attending the switch on of the 'Luminations of Love' light display in St Andrew's Square.The 'Glow Gold' campaign has seen almost 200 famous landmark...
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Supporting junior doctors in England

The changes to contracts for junior doctors which have led to strike action do not apply in Scotland, as the NHS is devolved and the Scottish Government has taken a different approach.Nevertheless, many constituents have expressed concern about the new pay&conditions being imposed on junior doctors by the UK Government, a...
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Rethink #HIV this World Aids Day

December the 1st is World Aids Day. It's shocking that an estimated 34 million people live with HIV around the world, and more than 35 million have lost their lives to AIDS. This is a time to stand in solidarity with all those affected, but also to reflect on how far we've come.In Scotland, as with most of the wealthier natio...
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UK Government must act to unlock off-patent drugs

Deidre Brock MP has called for the UK Government to help make cost effective, lifesaving drugs more readily available on the NHS.The Edinburgh North and Leith MP is backing the Off-patent Drugs Bill which would make it easier for older drugs to be licensed and used for a secondary purpose. Ms Brock said:-"Drugs licensing is a reserved issue, but th...
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CALL FOR ACTION TO UNLOCK OFF-PATENT DRUGS

Deidre Brock MP has called for the UK Government to help make cost effective, lifesaving drugs more readily available on the NHS.The Edinburgh North and Leith MP is backing the Off-patent Drugs Bill which would make it easier for older drugs to be licensed and used for a secondary purpose. Ms Brock said:-"Drugs licensing is a reserved issue, but th...
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