221+ Response to State Apology to the Women and Families affected by the CervicalCheck Debacle, October 22, 2019.

The State’s acknowledgement and apology through An Taoiseach to the women and families adversely impacted by the abject failures of CervicalCheck is a watershed moment. It is an acknowledgement from the core of Government that our healthcare system was not patient centred. It is a first step in the process of rebuilding confidence in the …

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Statement from the 221+ Patient Support Group Re: Compensation Tribunal

We broadly welcome the announcement by Minister Harris of the establishment of a Compensation Tribunal, to be chaired by Judge Mary Irvine, for those women and families affected by the CervicalCheck debacle. We note Minister Harris has indicated that he may set up a non-statutory ex-gratia scheme to compensate the women who did not receive …

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Statement from the 221+ CervicalCheck Patient Support Group, Compensation Tribunal – 20 December 2018

We broadly welcome the announcement by Minister Harris of the establishment of a Compensation Tribunal, to be chaired by Judge Mary Irvine, for those women and families affected by the CervicalCheck debacle. We note Minister Harris has indicated that he may set up a non-statutory ex-gratia scheme to compensate the women who did not receive …

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NCCP Research Alert

NCCP Research on How to Improve Early Detection of Cancer In accordance with the National Cancer Strategy, the NCCP is undertaking a national face-to-face survey of randomly selected adult members of the Irish population. The survey is intended to: Establish current public knowledge of the warning signs and symptoms of suspected cancer Assess people’s health …

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Statement from 221+ Patient Support Group

The 221+ CervicalCheck Patient Support Group was formally launched in Farmleigh today.  Group members Vicky Phelan, Stephen Teap and Lorraine Walsh, with the support of The Marie Keating Foundation, Irish Cancer Society and Irish Patients Association, have established this group. It will be funded by the Department of Health and will operate entirely independently of …

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