August 2019

RCOG Independent Review The RCOG review is nearing completion. A pre-letter and information pack will issue to all participants sometime next month. This letter will inform participants that review results will start to issue over the coming weeks and give participants the option of how they’d like to receive this information. All individuals who desire …

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Statement from 221+ re: Meeting with An Taoiseach and the Minister for Health

Our patient representatives – Lorraine Walsh and Stephen Teap – met privately this morning with An Taoiseach and the Minister for Health to discuss all aspects of the role of the State in the CervicalCheck debacle and in particular the basis for a formal apology to the women and families impacted. A full apology is …

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Statement from 221+ re: MacCraith Rapid Review

Absence of a ‘Women First’ approach sums up CervicalCheck saga 221+ welcomes HSE promise of stronger structures and management for Screening Services MacCraith findings on incremental decision making, underestimation of problems and poor communications underpin and elaborate on previous Scally findings Positive recognition for and engagement with patient representatives essential The conclusion that there was …

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