Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1: Treatment

Part of Question for Urgent Oral Answer — Health – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 3:30 pm on 24th January 2017.

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Photo of Mark Durkan Mark Durkan Social Democratic and Labour Party 3:30 pm, 24th January 2017

The Minister is quite right: it would be ultracrepidarian of her and us to say what patients get what treatment. Those decisions should be made by the experts. I think that we heard a bit of an assurance there. Will the Minister reiterate that this decision and other decisions around patients' treatment are made on a clinical basis and not a financial one?