May 2019

Ex Gratia Scheme Letters and consent forms were mailed to members on Tuesday, May 7th. Amount of award is determined by the Independent Assessment Panel, not the HSE or DoH, and is therefore not included in this communication. Accepting the award will not prevent members from bringing a claim to the High Court or the …

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Tribunal Bill Update

Update from the Department of Health General Scheme of Bill to Establish a Tribunal to Hear and Determine Claims Relating to the Cervical Check Screening Programme The Government has approved Minister Harris’s proposal for the drafting of a Bill to establish a tribunal to hear and determine claims arising from the retrospective CervicalCheck cytology clinical …

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Statement from 221+ Patient Support Group Re: Ex Gratia Scheme

Following a Cabinet meeting yesterday, the Department of Health has issued a statement, copied below, confirming that Government has approved a non-statutory ex-gratia compensation scheme to be established for the benefit of the women impacted by the CervicalCheck debacle. The Department has indicated in media reports that the work of this scheme will begin shortly. …

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221+ Welcomes Appointment of Judge for Ex-Gratia Scheme

The 221+ Patient Support Group today welcomed the appointment of Mr Justice Aindrias Ó’Caoimh as Chair of the non-statutory ex-gratia compensation scheme to be established for the benefit of the women impacted by the CervicalCheck debacle. The group also noted confirmation by the Department of Health that the detailed structure proposed for that scheme will …

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