Sunday 23 July 2017

Quotes of the week

"I am actually getting frustrated with the amount of time this drug company and their PR agents have spent spinning. If they spent the same amount of time engaging in a meaningful manner with the HSE, we could try and resolve this."

Health Minister Simon Harris hits out at the drug manufacturer Vertex over the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi.

"In the UK, they like to put you in a box, don't they? The 'national treasure' box: tolerated and occasionally revered. It's a bit restrictive."

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