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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Scoping Enquiry into the CervicalCheck Screening Programme.

Foreword from report by Dr Gabriel Scally: Dear Minister, This major crisis emerged into the public domain because of a failed attempt to disclose the results of a retrospective audit to a large group of women who had, unfortunately, developed cervical cancer. In particular, it emerged because of the extraordinary determination of Vicky Phelan not …

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