Member’s Notification of the Passing of Vicky Phelan

Dear members, We are heartbroken to have to bring you the sad news that Vicky Phelan passed away peacefully during the night. We extend our sympathies to her family and close friends, who must be the focus in this upsetting time, but also to you, our members, for whom she was a guiding light in …

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221+ Statement on the Passing of Vicky Phelan

Today we have lost our biggest big sister.  We are shattered. She told us this day would come but she fought so hard and so well that we couldn’t let ourselves think it would happen. Our hearts go out to Jim, Amelia and Darragh and to Vicky’s Mam and Dad, her sisters and brothers and …

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Acknowledging HSE CEO Paul Reid’s comments on radio

We want to acknowledge comments made last Friday (23rd September) in a radio interview by the CEO of the HSE Paul Reid where he apologised for recently reported comments about 221+ members by HSE staff which he described as ‘hurtful’ and ‘damaging’. He also acknowledged that Dr Gabriel Scally had identified “a lot of failures” …

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221+ brief Members of the Oireachtas at Leinster House

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 …

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Become a Patient Representative or Peer Supporter!

Patient Representatives A Patient Representative is a 221+ member who works with the Patient Support Team (221+ staff) to advocate for the needs of the members. At 221+ we believe that it is essential to have a patient voice in the room, particularly when advocating for patient-centered care. This is why Patient Representatives are a …

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Closing date for receipt of claims to the Tribunal

The closing date for the receipt of claims to the Tribunal is the 26th July 2022. If no new legislation is passed, no new claims can be made to the Tribunal after the 26th and any claims already lodged at the High Court would not be able to transfer to the Tribunal after that date. …

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