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Response from the Northern Ireland health minister Michael McGimpsey to our open letter

20 Jul 2009

On 16 June we sent an open letter to the Northern Ireland health minister Michael McGimpsey about epilepsy care in Northern Ireland.

We have received the following reply:

29th June 2009

Dear Mr Wigglesworth,

Thank you for your letter of 16 June on behalf of Epilepsy Action asking that I meet with you to discuss the services available in Northern Ireland for those suffering from epilepsy.

I hope you will understand that due to the current situation with swine flu and heavy diary pressures I am unable to accept your invitation.

Michael McGimpsey MLA
Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety


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