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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Statement from 221+ Patient Support Group Re: HSE Validation Report

We welcome the publication of the final ‘221 Validation Report’ relating to those women impacted by the CervicalCheck debacle. This report, though not providing information on individual women, does present a clear picture of the various issues and complications, which have been experienced by this group of women. The report confirms the most regrettable death …

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Statement from 221+ Patient Support Group, HSE Validation Report

We welcome the publication of the final ‘221 Validation Report’ relating to those women impacted by the CervicalCheck debacle. This report, though not providing information on individual women, does present a clear picture of the various issues and complications, which have been experienced by this group of women. The report confirms the most regrettable death …

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Statement from 221+ Patient Support Group, HSE Update on CervicalCheck Tests

The 221+ Patient Support Group welcomes a statement issued by the HSE on the 24th January, which offers some level of clarification on delays in screening test results and also on problems that have emerged in relation to standard HPV tests. The HSE statement advises us that cervical smear results are currently being reported, on …

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