Today more than 25 health charities, welfare advice groups and other expert stakeholders have written to Department for Communities Minister Caral Ni Chuilin calling for reform of the Special Rules for Terminal Illness in NI benefits law.

Dementia NI supports Marie Curie - Northern Ireland's call for Caral Ni Chuilin to replace the six month rule which determines eligibility for fast-track welfare support for terminally ill people with a system based on clinical judgement. #scrap6months

Read the letter here:

https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/globalassets/media/documents/policy/briefings-consultations/northern-ireland/scrap-the-6-month-rule-for-terminally-ill-welfare-claimants.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1ykCC-RppTwkPlsbUO7Fp5JK0ZfH2ZJRD7UglmBTCmc4Swz6zukT-MbDU

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