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Latest News & Reports
On 13th July 221+ gave a briefing to Members of the Oireachtas at the Dáil. The purpose was to launch the 221+ Strategic Plan and discuss current and future action in women’s healthcare. The briefing was well attended (list of names to come). Overall, the message was that the government needs to restore public trust
March 20th will mark the 2 year anniversary of the death of Laura Brennan, the HPV advocate campaigner, who passed away from cervical cancer aged just 26. Laura’s relentless campaigning to raise awareness of cervical cancer, and to convince parents of the necessity of vaccinating their teenagers against the HPV virus, will leave a legacy
221+ deeply disappointed and frustrated at Donnelly response re CervicalCheck Tribunal “We seek further engagement for change on Tribunal as previously requested or will recommend members not engage” – last minute letter fails to address issues raised in September meeting – proposed process and timings of Tribunal raise barriers rather than offer relief Seven weeks
The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD met with representatives of the 221+ Group – the CervicalCheck patients support group, the Marie Keating Foundation and the Irish Cancer Society yesterday. At the meeting, the Minister committed to providing additional funding for the 221+ Group beyond the current agreement. The Minister for Health said; “I am
The 221+ Patient Support Group strongly welcomes confirmation by Minister Stephen Donnelly T.D. that the work of the CervicalCheck Steering Committee is to continue under an independent chair. The resumption of the work of the Committee was a key request of this group going into the election. It brings necessary oversight to delivering on the
The Department of Health yesterday confirmed the further delay to the establishment of the CervicalCheck Tribunal following the appointment as President of the High Court of the previously selected Chairperson of the Tribunal. The purpose of the CervicalCheck Tribunal is to enable women and families impacted by the acknowledged failures of the State through CervicalCheck
221+ Private Member Portal
Important information is communicated in a secure and confidential manner. Member updates regarding key issues, developments within the Government, and private events are routinely posted.
An ‘Ask the Specialist’ service enables members to ask questions and receive a quick and confidential response from an oncology specialist. The site also hosts periodic webinars focused on issues of interest to cancer survivors.
The online Forum provides members an opportunity to interact with each other on topics of interest. Event booking for member events is also offered conveniently through the site.