Said Mr Middleton: “It is welcome news that the Department for the Economy has been allocated funding from the Executive for the graduate medical school.
“£26 million of capital expenditure and £9 million revenue costs per annum will be ring-fenced.
“We have been working with all parties in Londonderry to move this issue forward and make it a reality.
“This is a further step forward to ensuring that in 2021 we will be able to see the first students enrolled.
“It will be good for the North West but also for the Health Service,” added the Foyle MLA.