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Robin Swan told : "In regards to the mega clinics and the hubs that we're currently setting up, those will be introduced in September, we're currently engaging with the workforces and the trusts to see where those can be best placed," External link

bbc Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan told : "In regards to the mega clinics and the hubs that we're currently setting up, those will be introduced in September, we're currently engaging with the workforces and the trusts to see where those can be best placed," External link

bbc Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan added : “If we can bring forward this timeline we will obviously do so, but we have to acknowledge the scale of the problem that has built up and the capacity restrictions that will limit our room for manoeuvre,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:46:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We have been successful in rolling out the vaccination programme to care homes but it remains as important as ever that we protect residents through strict adherence to infection prevention and control measures, and we continue to support safe care through participating in regular testing” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “Targeted investment to get many more people treated as quickly as possible; reform to ensure the long-term problems of capacity and productivity are properly addressed,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “Whilst such clinics may entail some patients being asked to travel slightly further than the otherwise would have, they will improve the numbers of patients seen and very importantly - the speed at which they are seen,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The take-up of the Covid-19 vaccines in Northern Ireland remains very strong. "Demand continues to outpace supply and I would again appeal to people seeking to book their jabs to be patient. We will get to you as soon as supplies allow. "Alongside the general vaccination programme, targeted work is ongoing to address any potential issues of vaccine accessibility. "The pop-up clinics being delivered by the Public Health Agency are making a vital contribution. Vaccination is, of course, voluntary. It is important that people make informed choices and that any concerns they may have are sensitively addressed” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about Van Morrison ) : “Some of what he [Morrison] is saying is actually dangerous” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, June 12, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “It’s all bizarre and irresponsible. I only hope no one takes him seriously. He’s no guru, no teacher,” External link

irishtimes Friday, June 11, 2021 10:00:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There has been a lot of attention recently, and rightly so, on our appalling hospital waiting times. But we must also remember that we have serious pressures and problems in other areas too – and that includes mental health services, GP services, social care and children’s services,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I remain committed to banning smoking in cars when children are present. I very much regret that the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed progress on this and other important issues” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, May 31, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about Doug Beattie ) : “Congratulations to @BeattieDoug on his ratification as Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, a challenge lies ahead but I am assured that Doug and the Ulster Unionist Party are up for it” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, May 27, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : ”The expansion of the vaccination programme, well ahead of schedule, to everyone aged 18 and over is testament to the hard work and dedication of all those involved in delivering the vaccine throughout Northern Ireland” External link

independent-UK Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I am delighted that our vaccination programme is now open to all adults in Northern Ireland. " External link

thesun Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "The time for words of concern has long gone - what we need now is a sustained period of concrete action," External link

bbc Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I am delighted that our vaccination programme is now open to all adults in Northern Ireland. I know this will be very welcome news for young people who have been waiting patiently for their turn to get the jab. " External link

skynews Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “Sustained additional funding is not the answer by itself – but we cannot start fixing waiting lists without it. I look forward to further constructive engagement with the Royal College as we continue to work together on this most pressing of issues. Our appalling waiting lists must now become one of the Executive’s greatest priorities” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:24:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

thejournal Monday, May 24, 2021 10:13:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, May 24, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland," External link

independent-ie Monday, May 24, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

westernpeople Monday, May 24, 2021 8:06:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, May 24, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

waterford-news Monday, May 24, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

msn-uk Monday, May 24, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

thejournal Monday, May 24, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I think being the leader of any political party, especially in Northern Ireland at this time, always brings its challenges. " External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, May 24, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I think being the leader of any political party, especially in Northern Ireland at this time, always brings its challenges. " External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, May 24, 2021 12:51:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Next week we will see further easing of restrictions with the reopening of licensed and unlicensed premises indoors, the remainder of tourist accommodation and the further relaxation to the rules over visiting indoors,” “This has been made possible because of the success of the vaccination programme and the majority of people acting on the public health advice” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan added : "I know there are some younger people that think they don't need the vaccine but we have seen what this virus can do and with variants now in the mix we all need to protect ourselves and those around us" External link

bbc Thursday, May 20, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about The UK ) : "The scenes coming out of India are a vivid reminder of the devastation this virus can cause and it shows no sign of abating," "It is our moral duty to help and support where we can. Oxygen supply is under severe stress in India's health system and the three oxygen generation units that we are sending today are each capable of producing 500 litres of oxygen per minute. I sincerely hope this equipment goes some way to easing the pressure and pain the country is currently experiencing," External link

newindianexpress Friday, May 7, 2021 10:28:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about The UK ) : “The scenes coming out of India are a vivid reminder of the devastation this virus can cause and it shows no sign of abating,” “It is our moral duty to help and support where we can. Oxygen supply is under severe stress in India's health system and the three oxygen generation units that we are sending today are each capable of producing 500 litres of oxygen per minute. I sincerely hope this equipment goes some way to easing the pressure and pain the country is currently experiencing,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 7, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about The UK ) : “The scenes coming out of India are a vivid reminder of the devastation this virus can cause and it shows no sign of abating,” External link

msn-uk Friday, May 7, 2021 3:01:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about The UK ) : “The scenes coming out of India are a vivid reminder of the devastation this virus can cause and it shows no sign of abating,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 7, 2021 2:50:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about The UK ) : “The scenes coming out of India are a vivid reminder of the devastation this virus can cause and it shows no sign of abating,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 7, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “It isn’t right that any patient should wait longer than is clinically appropriate for treatment and I fully understand the distress and anxiety that long waiting times cause” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "This week we will see further easing of restrictions with the re-opening of non-essential retail, gyms, leisure facilities and some tourist accommodation," External link

bbc Sunday, April 25, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan stated : “This week we will see further easing of restrictions with the re-opening of non-essential retail, gyms, leisure facilities and some tourist accommodation,” External link

belfasttelegraph Sunday, April 25, 2021 7:38:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

thejournal Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:57:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan told : “We’re still in roughly the same position as we were in September last year in respect of case numbers and hospital occupancy,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan told : “We’re still in roughly the same position as we were in September last year in respect of case numbers and hospital occupancy,” External link

standard Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan replied : “That is a political question and, from my point of view, as an Ulster Unionist health minister, I would agree, yes,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan replied : “That is a political question and, from my point of view, as an Ulster Unionist health minister, I would agree, yes,” External link

standard Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan replied : “That is a political question and, from my point of view, as an Ulster Unionist health minister, I would agree, yes,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, April 22, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan replied : "I’m cautious of other ministers having made that comment and then having to roll back on it. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I have always been clear that we would move through the vaccine programme as quickly as vaccine deliveries and capacity allows as recommended by JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation). "I recently announced that we successfully administered over one million vaccines across Northern Ireland to the highest priority groups. "This figure is expected to rise exponentially as the Trust vaccine centres and GP practices continue to deliver second doses while the vaccine centre at the SSE Arena and the community pharmacists push ahead to deliver first doses. "Opening up to 35-39 year olds earlier than expected is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all staff who are delivering the vaccination programme in Northern Ireland. "I encourage those who are eligible to seize this opportunity and take up the offer of vaccination" External link

bbc Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:34:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I’m not being facetious when I say this, but can people now trust the trusts?” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, April 20, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I have always been clear that we would move through the vaccine programme as quickly as vaccine deliveries and capacity allows, as recommended by JCVI. " External link

RTERadio Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I have always been clear that we would move through the vaccine programme as quickly as vaccine deliveries and capacity allows as recommended by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:16:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I have always been clear that we would move through the vaccine programme as quickly as vaccine deliveries and capacity allows, as recommended by JCVI. " External link

RTERadio Monday, April 19, 2021 5:44:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I have always been clear that we would move through the vaccine programme as quickly as vaccine deliveries and capacity allows as recommended by JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation). "I recently announced that we successfully administered over one million vaccines across Northern Ireland to the highest priority groups. "This figure is expected to rise exponentially as the Trust vaccine centres and GP practices continue to deliver second doses while the vaccine centre at the SSE Arena and the community pharmacists push ahead to deliver first doses. "Opening up to 35-39 year olds earlier than expected is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all staff who are delivering the vaccination programme in Northern Ireland. "I encourage those who are eligible to seize this opportunity and take up the offer of vaccination" External link

bbc Monday, April 19, 2021 3:40:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I acknowledge Covid-19 has had a significant impact on cancer services and expect that this funding will provide and expand much need support for patients and families including, psychological support and counselling; improved access to support services; and delivery of cancer rehabilitation programmes and enhanced palliative care" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, April 19, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Every one of us has a part to play in maintaining progress - by getting vaccinated when our turn comes and by sticking with the actions that have served us well for the past year - including social distancing, wearing a mask, washing hands. It's also vital to remember that outdoor settings are significantly safer than indoors," External link

bbc Friday, April 16, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Every one of us has a part to play in maintaining progress - by getting vaccinated when our turn comes and by sticking with the actions that have served us well for the past year - including social distancing, wearing a mask, washing hands. It's also vital to remember that outdoor settings are significantly safer than indoors," External link

bbc Friday, April 16, 2021 12:17:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “Covid fatigue risks itself mutating into Covid despair” External link

standard Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "The scales are tipping in favour of relaxations of some of our restrictions and being able to accelerate this process. This is thanks, in no small measure to how you have stuck to our restrictions and vaccination programme," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, April 14, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I thank the member for his comment because I believe that some of his councillors have actually started a campaign for a long-term commitment to the Downe and the Daisy Hill and again, it's that sort of language that then unnerves staff," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:49:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are in a much better place today, thanks to the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines and to public adherence to public health measures,” “As we move gradually out of lockdown, we should be very grateful for the vaccination programme’s role in getting us to this point,” External link

thejournal Sunday, April 11, 2021 5:18:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Vaccination is saving many lives in Northern Ireland. It is also protecting a great many others from serious illness and reducing pressures on our health and social care services," External link

RTERadio Sunday, April 11, 2021 12:35:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Vaccination is saving many lives in Northern Ireland. It is also protecting a great many others from serious illness and reducing pressures on our health and social care services," External link

RTERadio Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:23:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The latest monitoring data indicates that a level of flexibility in a small number of areas continues to be required for a further period to support staff to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in their care. We are seeking views on proposals to extend the regulations relating to that small number of areas for another six months” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I think that’s the right thing to do” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:26:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Once again, we are facing a holiday weekend with restrictions on our lives. " External link

RTERadio Friday, April 2, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “Once again, we are facing a holiday weekend with restrictions on our lives,” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, April 2, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I think that’s the right thing to do” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I think that’s the right thing to do” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I think that’s the right thing to do” External link

thecourier Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:15:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I think that’s the right thing to do” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Today I came here to a community pharmacy, I got the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine which is the one we are using most across Northern Ireland," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "We'll look at our management systems to see uptake of the current age cohorts as well before we make that decision, but I would hope to be making that announcement within the next week," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "We'll look at our management systems to see uptake of the current age cohorts as well before we make that decision, but I would hope to be making that announcement within the next week," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:27:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:49:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:49:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We’ll look at our management systems to see uptake of the current age cohorts as well before we make that decision, but I would hope to be making that announcement within the next week,” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, March 29, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

westernpeople Monday, March 29, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

westernpeople Monday, March 29, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

worcesternews Monday, March 29, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

worcesternews Monday, March 29, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

irishexaminer Monday, March 29, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, March 29, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

msn-uk Monday, March 29, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

msn-uk Monday, March 29, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

chesterfirst Monday, March 29, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

chesterfirst Monday, March 29, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I have asked Trusts to proceed with putting in place arrangements to extend free parking for staff for another four months,” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, March 26, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Given the limitations articulated by Mr Justice O’Hara, it is clearly not for the department to offer a qualitative view on his criticisms of individuals. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 25, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan replied : “once the UK comes into a position where it has surplus vaccines that we should consider supporting our neighbours and friends in the Irish Republic because we do share this island and it is important we do that. But as Minister of Health for Northern Ireland my priority is to vaccinate the population of Northern Ireland first and foremost,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "The fragilities in our system underline the need for caution as we emerge from lockdown," "Our health and care services have had the toughest of years. They still need our protection now" External link

bbc Wednesday, March 24, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “I have never said I will not commission these services, what I have said is I have a duty, as Minister of Health, to bring any proposal to the Executive in regards to the commissioning of services” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, March 23, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “our thoughts are very much with the families and friends of those who have died” External link

thejournal Saturday, March 20, 2021 6:53:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about Yesterday Northern ) : “I know I speak for people across Northern Ireland in saying that,” “We can see better days ahead in the battle against hte virus, but we must never forget the pain and loss it has caused. Nor can we ever overlook its capacity to inflict more suffering,” External link

thejournal Saturday, March 20, 2021 6:53:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are all very aware of the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the past year,” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, March 20, 2021 6:52:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are all very aware of the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the past year,” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, March 19, 2021 8:08:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are all very aware of the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the past year,” External link

westernpeople Friday, March 19, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are all very aware of the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the past year,” External link

msn-uk Friday, March 19, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are all very aware of the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the past year,” External link

chesterfirst Friday, March 19, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "That confirms the advice we received from MHRA over the weekend. I would encourage anyone who has an appointment booked to please come forward and get your vaccination" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 18, 2021 9:54:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : "Their contribution to getting as many people vaccinated as possible will be invaluable" External link

bbc Thursday, March 18, 2021 3:40:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : "Their contribution to getting as many people vaccinated as possible will be invaluable" External link

bbc Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:39:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : "Their contribution to getting as many people vaccinated as possible will be invaluable" External link

bbc Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There’s no opportunity to pick and choose vaccines within our current programme,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There’s no opportunity to pick and choose vaccines within our current programme,” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There’s no opportunity to pick and choose vaccines within our current programme,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, March 15, 2021 10:56:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There’s no opportunity to pick and choose vaccines within our current programme,” External link

msn-uk Monday, March 15, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan stated : “Somebody arguing because somebody else broke the rules that it’s okay for us to do it, doesn't make sense,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I can also confirm that significant quantities of the vaccine have now arrived and are currently being distributed to GPs and it is the biggest delivery that we have received to date,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan alertou : "A covid-19 ainda está infectando pessoas em nossa comunidade. E, infelizmente, haverá mais vidas perdidas nos próximos dias e semanas" External link

uol Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader64.86%EN12/09/201709/12/2017
unionist party leader8.11%EN11/01/201701/11/2017
ulster unionist party leader8.11%EN11/01/201701/11/2017
member5.41%EN04/08/201708/04/2017
chairman1.35%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
representative12.16%EN11/28/201228/11/2012
Names Lang Count
Robin SwannEN91.82%
Robin SwanEN4.40%
Robin SwanFR3.77%


 
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Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : "Robin Swann has got all the power. He is keeping us in this over 15 months" External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, June 12, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, June 12, 2021 12:14:00 AM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

thejournal Friday, June 11, 2021 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, June 11, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

waterford-news Friday, June 11, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

pressandjournal Friday, June 11, 2021 9:22:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, June 11, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

standard Friday, June 11, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

thecourier Friday, June 11, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

worcesternews Friday, June 11, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

pressandjournal Friday, June 11, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

yorkpress Friday, June 11, 2021 7:35:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison said ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months,” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 11, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 11, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, June 11, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

thecourier Friday, June 11, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 11, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

pressandjournal Friday, June 11, 2021 6:40:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

chesterfirst Friday, June 11, 2021 6:26:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

independent-ie Friday, June 11, 2021 6:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

westernpeople Friday, June 11, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

newsandstar Friday, June 11, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Peter Weir said ( about Robin Swan ) : “I have been working closely with Minister Swann throughout this pandemic to ensure that my Department can provide the most up to date guidance to schools, taking account of all available public health advice,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Stephen Donnelly said ( about Robin Swan ) : “We are drafting a response and I have no doubt Minister Swann and I will talk during the week” External link

independent-ie Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Thomas Byrne said ( about Robin Swan ) : "We are opening up inter-county travel on Monday. That doesn't mean that everyone has to go gangbusters at it. But if Robin Swann feels the need to introduce restrictions on the North that's a matter for them. But we haven't done this on a 26-county basis at any point it's always been done the 32-county basis" External link

RTERadio Saturday, May 8, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart said ( about Robin Swan ) : "This is a devolved matter, with responsibility resting with Robin Swann. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 24, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, March 21, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister [Robin Swann] to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

waterford-news Sunday, March 21, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

oxfordtimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

thecourier Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:07:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

standard Sunday, March 21, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Deirdre Hargey said ( about Robin Swan ) : "The Minister for Health, Robin Swann, supported by the DUP, has failed to commission modern and compassionate healthcare services for women while the DUP attempt to unpick and roll back the legislation that provides for these services," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, March 15, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

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Robin Swan told : "In regards to the mega clinics and the hubs that we're currently setting up, those will be introduced in September, we're currently engaging with the workforces and the trusts to see where those can be best placed," External link

bbc Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan told : "In regards to the mega clinics and the hubs that we're currently setting up, those will be introduced in September, we're currently engaging with the workforces and the trusts to see where those can be best placed," External link

bbc Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan added : “If we can bring forward this timeline we will obviously do so, but we have to acknowledge the scale of the problem that has built up and the capacity restrictions that will limit our room for manoeuvre,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:46:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We have been successful in rolling out the vaccination programme to care homes but it remains as important as ever that we protect residents through strict adherence to infection prevention and control measures, and we continue to support safe care through participating in regular testing” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “Targeted investment to get many more people treated as quickly as possible; reform to ensure the long-term problems of capacity and productivity are properly addressed,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “Whilst such clinics may entail some patients being asked to travel slightly further than the otherwise would have, they will improve the numbers of patients seen and very importantly - the speed at which they are seen,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The take-up of the Covid-19 vaccines in Northern Ireland remains very strong. "Demand continues to outpace supply and I would again appeal to people seeking to book their jabs to be patient. We will get to you as soon as supplies allow. "Alongside the general vaccination programme, targeted work is ongoing to address any potential issues of vaccine accessibility. "The pop-up clinics being delivered by the Public Health Agency are making a vital contribution. Vaccination is, of course, voluntary. It is important that people make informed choices and that any concerns they may have are sensitively addressed” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about Van Morrison ) : “Some of what he [Morrison] is saying is actually dangerous” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, June 12, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “It’s all bizarre and irresponsible. I only hope no one takes him seriously. He’s no guru, no teacher,” External link

irishtimes Friday, June 11, 2021 10:00:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There has been a lot of attention recently, and rightly so, on our appalling hospital waiting times. But we must also remember that we have serious pressures and problems in other areas too – and that includes mental health services, GP services, social care and children’s services,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I remain committed to banning smoking in cars when children are present. I very much regret that the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed progress on this and other important issues” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, May 31, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about Doug Beattie ) : “Congratulations to @BeattieDoug on his ratification as Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, a challenge lies ahead but I am assured that Doug and the Ulster Unionist Party are up for it” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, May 27, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : ”The expansion of the vaccination programme, well ahead of schedule, to everyone aged 18 and over is testament to the hard work and dedication of all those involved in delivering the vaccine throughout Northern Ireland” External link

independent-UK Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:02:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I am delighted that our vaccination programme is now open to all adults in Northern Ireland. " External link

thesun Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "The time for words of concern has long gone - what we need now is a sustained period of concrete action," External link

bbc Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I am delighted that our vaccination programme is now open to all adults in Northern Ireland. I know this will be very welcome news for young people who have been waiting patiently for their turn to get the jab. " External link

skynews Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “Sustained additional funding is not the answer by itself – but we cannot start fixing waiting lists without it. I look forward to further constructive engagement with the Royal College as we continue to work together on this most pressing of issues. Our appalling waiting lists must now become one of the Executive’s greatest priorities” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:24:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

thejournal Monday, May 24, 2021 10:13:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, May 24, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland," External link

independent-ie Monday, May 24, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

westernpeople Monday, May 24, 2021 8:06:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, May 24, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

waterford-news Monday, May 24, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

msn-uk Monday, May 24, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There still is concern about travel from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland,” External link

thejournal Monday, May 24, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I think being the leader of any political party, especially in Northern Ireland at this time, always brings its challenges. " External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, May 24, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I think being the leader of any political party, especially in Northern Ireland at this time, always brings its challenges. " External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, May 24, 2021 12:51:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Next week we will see further easing of restrictions with the reopening of licensed and unlicensed premises indoors, the remainder of tourist accommodation and the further relaxation to the rules over visiting indoors,” “This has been made possible because of the success of the vaccination programme and the majority of people acting on the public health advice” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan added : "I know there are some younger people that think they don't need the vaccine but we have seen what this virus can do and with variants now in the mix we all need to protect ourselves and those around us" External link

bbc Thursday, May 20, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about The UK ) : "The scenes coming out of India are a vivid reminder of the devastation this virus can cause and it shows no sign of abating," "It is our moral duty to help and support where we can. Oxygen supply is under severe stress in India's health system and the three oxygen generation units that we are sending today are each capable of producing 500 litres of oxygen per minute. I sincerely hope this equipment goes some way to easing the pressure and pain the country is currently experiencing," External link

newindianexpress Friday, May 7, 2021 10:28:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about The UK ) : “The scenes coming out of India are a vivid reminder of the devastation this virus can cause and it shows no sign of abating,” “It is our moral duty to help and support where we can. Oxygen supply is under severe stress in India's health system and the three oxygen generation units that we are sending today are each capable of producing 500 litres of oxygen per minute. I sincerely hope this equipment goes some way to easing the pressure and pain the country is currently experiencing,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 7, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about The UK ) : “The scenes coming out of India are a vivid reminder of the devastation this virus can cause and it shows no sign of abating,” External link

msn-uk Friday, May 7, 2021 3:01:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about The UK ) : “The scenes coming out of India are a vivid reminder of the devastation this virus can cause and it shows no sign of abating,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 7, 2021 2:50:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about The UK ) : “The scenes coming out of India are a vivid reminder of the devastation this virus can cause and it shows no sign of abating,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 7, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “It isn’t right that any patient should wait longer than is clinically appropriate for treatment and I fully understand the distress and anxiety that long waiting times cause” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "This week we will see further easing of restrictions with the re-opening of non-essential retail, gyms, leisure facilities and some tourist accommodation," External link

bbc Sunday, April 25, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan stated : “This week we will see further easing of restrictions with the re-opening of non-essential retail, gyms, leisure facilities and some tourist accommodation,” External link

belfasttelegraph Sunday, April 25, 2021 7:38:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

thejournal Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:28:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:57:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan told : “We’re still in roughly the same position as we were in September last year in respect of case numbers and hospital occupancy,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan told : “We’re still in roughly the same position as we were in September last year in respect of case numbers and hospital occupancy,” External link

standard Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “On a professional level there’s very good engagement through CMOs (chief medical officers), public health agencies, even the officials who are dealing with the data-sharing issue,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan replied : “That is a political question and, from my point of view, as an Ulster Unionist health minister, I would agree, yes,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan replied : “That is a political question and, from my point of view, as an Ulster Unionist health minister, I would agree, yes,” External link

standard Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan replied : “That is a political question and, from my point of view, as an Ulster Unionist health minister, I would agree, yes,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, April 22, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan replied : "I’m cautious of other ministers having made that comment and then having to roll back on it. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I have always been clear that we would move through the vaccine programme as quickly as vaccine deliveries and capacity allows as recommended by JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation). "I recently announced that we successfully administered over one million vaccines across Northern Ireland to the highest priority groups. "This figure is expected to rise exponentially as the Trust vaccine centres and GP practices continue to deliver second doses while the vaccine centre at the SSE Arena and the community pharmacists push ahead to deliver first doses. "Opening up to 35-39 year olds earlier than expected is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all staff who are delivering the vaccination programme in Northern Ireland. "I encourage those who are eligible to seize this opportunity and take up the offer of vaccination" External link

bbc Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:34:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I’m not being facetious when I say this, but can people now trust the trusts?” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, April 20, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I have always been clear that we would move through the vaccine programme as quickly as vaccine deliveries and capacity allows, as recommended by JCVI. " External link

RTERadio Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I have always been clear that we would move through the vaccine programme as quickly as vaccine deliveries and capacity allows as recommended by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:16:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I have always been clear that we would move through the vaccine programme as quickly as vaccine deliveries and capacity allows, as recommended by JCVI. " External link

RTERadio Monday, April 19, 2021 5:44:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I have always been clear that we would move through the vaccine programme as quickly as vaccine deliveries and capacity allows as recommended by JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation). "I recently announced that we successfully administered over one million vaccines across Northern Ireland to the highest priority groups. "This figure is expected to rise exponentially as the Trust vaccine centres and GP practices continue to deliver second doses while the vaccine centre at the SSE Arena and the community pharmacists push ahead to deliver first doses. "Opening up to 35-39 year olds earlier than expected is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all staff who are delivering the vaccination programme in Northern Ireland. "I encourage those who are eligible to seize this opportunity and take up the offer of vaccination" External link

bbc Monday, April 19, 2021 3:40:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I acknowledge Covid-19 has had a significant impact on cancer services and expect that this funding will provide and expand much need support for patients and families including, psychological support and counselling; improved access to support services; and delivery of cancer rehabilitation programmes and enhanced palliative care" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, April 19, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Every one of us has a part to play in maintaining progress - by getting vaccinated when our turn comes and by sticking with the actions that have served us well for the past year - including social distancing, wearing a mask, washing hands. It's also vital to remember that outdoor settings are significantly safer than indoors," External link

bbc Friday, April 16, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Every one of us has a part to play in maintaining progress - by getting vaccinated when our turn comes and by sticking with the actions that have served us well for the past year - including social distancing, wearing a mask, washing hands. It's also vital to remember that outdoor settings are significantly safer than indoors," External link

bbc Friday, April 16, 2021 12:17:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “Covid fatigue risks itself mutating into Covid despair” External link

standard Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "The scales are tipping in favour of relaxations of some of our restrictions and being able to accelerate this process. This is thanks, in no small measure to how you have stuck to our restrictions and vaccination programme," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, April 14, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "I thank the member for his comment because I believe that some of his councillors have actually started a campaign for a long-term commitment to the Downe and the Daisy Hill and again, it's that sort of language that then unnerves staff," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:49:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are in a much better place today, thanks to the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines and to public adherence to public health measures,” “As we move gradually out of lockdown, we should be very grateful for the vaccination programme’s role in getting us to this point,” External link

thejournal Sunday, April 11, 2021 5:18:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Vaccination is saving many lives in Northern Ireland. It is also protecting a great many others from serious illness and reducing pressures on our health and social care services," External link

RTERadio Sunday, April 11, 2021 12:35:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Vaccination is saving many lives in Northern Ireland. It is also protecting a great many others from serious illness and reducing pressures on our health and social care services," External link

RTERadio Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:23:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The latest monitoring data indicates that a level of flexibility in a small number of areas continues to be required for a further period to support staff to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in their care. We are seeking views on proposals to extend the regulations relating to that small number of areas for another six months” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I think that’s the right thing to do” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:26:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Once again, we are facing a holiday weekend with restrictions on our lives. " External link

RTERadio Friday, April 2, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “Once again, we are facing a holiday weekend with restrictions on our lives,” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, April 2, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I think that’s the right thing to do” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I think that’s the right thing to do” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I think that’s the right thing to do” External link

thecourier Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:15:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I think that’s the right thing to do” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Today I came here to a community pharmacy, I got the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine which is the one we are using most across Northern Ireland," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "We'll look at our management systems to see uptake of the current age cohorts as well before we make that decision, but I would hope to be making that announcement within the next week," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "We'll look at our management systems to see uptake of the current age cohorts as well before we make that decision, but I would hope to be making that announcement within the next week," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:27:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:49:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:49:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We’ll look at our management systems to see uptake of the current age cohorts as well before we make that decision, but I would hope to be making that announcement within the next week,” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, March 29, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

westernpeople Monday, March 29, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

westernpeople Monday, March 29, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

worcesternews Monday, March 29, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

worcesternews Monday, March 29, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

irishexaminer Monday, March 29, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, March 29, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

msn-uk Monday, March 29, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

msn-uk Monday, March 29, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “Not only are we looking at a greater regional approach, we’ll also be looking at a greater local approach to get any many people vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible” External link

chesterfirst Monday, March 29, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “The opening of this centre will enable the programme to expand at an even quicker rate and I hope to announce very soon that I will be opening the programme to additional age cohorts to allow more of those eligible to book their vaccination,” External link

chesterfirst Monday, March 29, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I have asked Trusts to proceed with putting in place arrangements to extend free parking for staff for another four months,” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, March 26, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "Given the limitations articulated by Mr Justice O’Hara, it is clearly not for the department to offer a qualitative view on his criticisms of individuals. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 25, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan replied : “once the UK comes into a position where it has surplus vaccines that we should consider supporting our neighbours and friends in the Irish Republic because we do share this island and it is important we do that. But as Minister of Health for Northern Ireland my priority is to vaccinate the population of Northern Ireland first and foremost,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : "The fragilities in our system underline the need for caution as we emerge from lockdown," "Our health and care services have had the toughest of years. They still need our protection now" External link

bbc Wednesday, March 24, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : “I have never said I will not commission these services, what I have said is I have a duty, as Minister of Health, to bring any proposal to the Executive in regards to the commissioning of services” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, March 23, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “our thoughts are very much with the families and friends of those who have died” External link

thejournal Saturday, March 20, 2021 6:53:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said ( about Yesterday Northern ) : “I know I speak for people across Northern Ireland in saying that,” “We can see better days ahead in the battle against hte virus, but we must never forget the pain and loss it has caused. Nor can we ever overlook its capacity to inflict more suffering,” External link

thejournal Saturday, March 20, 2021 6:53:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are all very aware of the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the past year,” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, March 20, 2021 6:52:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are all very aware of the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the past year,” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, March 19, 2021 8:08:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are all very aware of the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the past year,” External link

westernpeople Friday, March 19, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are all very aware of the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the past year,” External link

msn-uk Friday, March 19, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “We are all very aware of the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the past year,” External link

chesterfirst Friday, March 19, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : "That confirms the advice we received from MHRA over the weekend. I would encourage anyone who has an appointment booked to please come forward and get your vaccination" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 18, 2021 9:54:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : "Their contribution to getting as many people vaccinated as possible will be invaluable" External link

bbc Thursday, March 18, 2021 3:40:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : "Their contribution to getting as many people vaccinated as possible will be invaluable" External link

bbc Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:39:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan added : "Their contribution to getting as many people vaccinated as possible will be invaluable" External link

bbc Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There’s no opportunity to pick and choose vaccines within our current programme,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There’s no opportunity to pick and choose vaccines within our current programme,” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There’s no opportunity to pick and choose vaccines within our current programme,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, March 15, 2021 10:56:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “There’s no opportunity to pick and choose vaccines within our current programme,” External link

msn-uk Monday, March 15, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan stated : “Somebody arguing because somebody else broke the rules that it’s okay for us to do it, doesn't make sense,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan said : “I can also confirm that significant quantities of the vaccine have now arrived and are currently being distributed to GPs and it is the biggest delivery that we have received to date,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Robin Swan alertou : "A covid-19 ainda está infectando pessoas em nossa comunidade. E, infelizmente, haverá mais vidas perdidas nos próximos dias e semanas" External link

uol Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader64.86%EN12/09/201709/12/2017
unionist party leader8.11%EN11/01/201701/11/2017
ulster unionist party leader8.11%EN11/01/201701/11/2017
member5.41%EN04/08/201708/04/2017
chairman1.35%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
representative12.16%EN11/28/201228/11/2012
Names Lang Count
Robin SwannEN91.82%
Robin SwanEN4.40%
Robin SwanFR3.77%


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Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : "Robin Swann has got all the power. He is keeping us in this over 15 months" External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, June 12, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, June 12, 2021 12:14:00 AM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

thejournal Friday, June 11, 2021 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, June 11, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

waterford-news Friday, June 11, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

pressandjournal Friday, June 11, 2021 9:22:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, June 11, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

standard Friday, June 11, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

thecourier Friday, June 11, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

worcesternews Friday, June 11, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

pressandjournal Friday, June 11, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

yorkpress Friday, June 11, 2021 7:35:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison said ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months,” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 11, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 11, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, June 11, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

thecourier Friday, June 11, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 11, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

pressandjournal Friday, June 11, 2021 6:40:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

chesterfirst Friday, June 11, 2021 6:26:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

independent-ie Friday, June 11, 2021 6:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

westernpeople Friday, June 11, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Van Morrison saying ( about Robin Swan ) : “Robin Swann has got all the power, he is keeping us in this over 15 months” External link

newsandstar Friday, June 11, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Peter Weir said ( about Robin Swan ) : “I have been working closely with Minister Swann throughout this pandemic to ensure that my Department can provide the most up to date guidance to schools, taking account of all available public health advice,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Stephen Donnelly said ( about Robin Swan ) : “We are drafting a response and I have no doubt Minister Swann and I will talk during the week” External link

independent-ie Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Thomas Byrne said ( about Robin Swan ) : "We are opening up inter-county travel on Monday. That doesn't mean that everyone has to go gangbusters at it. But if Robin Swann feels the need to introduce restrictions on the North that's a matter for them. But we haven't done this on a 26-county basis at any point it's always been done the 32-county basis" External link

RTERadio Saturday, May 8, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart said ( about Robin Swan ) : "This is a devolved matter, with responsibility resting with Robin Swann. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 24, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, March 21, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister [Robin Swann] to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

waterford-news Sunday, March 21, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

oxfordtimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

thecourier Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:07:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Carla Lockhart told ( about Robin Swan ) : “This is an over-reach of the Secretary of State’s powers. This is a health issue and therefore it is for our health minister (Robin Swann) to bring forward suggested regulations on the commissioning of services,” External link

standard Sunday, March 21, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Deirdre Hargey said ( about Robin Swan ) : "The Minister for Health, Robin Swann, supported by the DUP, has failed to commission modern and compassionate healthcare services for women while the DUP attempt to unpick and roll back the legislation that provides for these services," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, March 15, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT