The CervicalCheck Tribunal Annual Report and notes

Dear Members   Please see the links below to read the CervicalCheck Tribunal 2020 Annual Report and notes. The CervicalCheck Tribunal Annual Report 2020 Note for Publication with the Tribunal’s Annual Report Warm Regards   The Patient Support Team

221+ Webinar – Sharing Research Findings – Thursday 23rd September 7.30-8.30pm  

221+ Webinar – Sharing Research Findings Hello All Please see below a message from our research team on an important upcoming webinar. For the past two years, members of 221+ have engaged with a research team (Julie Lynch, Paul D’Alton and Keith Gaynor) on different studies exploring the impact of the CervicalCheck controversy on psychological …

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Statement from 221+ re out of date samples.

Dear Members Please see below our statement on the recent NSS reports on out of date samples. Below this, please see links to the statement from the NSS and an FAQ sheet. If you have any further questions, please contact Winnie or Liz at info@221plus.ie  Statement from 221+ re ‘out of date’ samples. We note …

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The CervicalCheck Tribunal: Where does it stand now?

Where does the CervicalCheck Tribunal stand now? Stephen Teap and Sharon Butler Hughes spoke to Claire Byrne on RTE Radio 1 earlier today, listen back to the full report by Barry Lenihan here: https://bit.ly/34hTKLu   

Update on 221+ Family Member Medical Cards

Dear Members The HSE have confirmed that they will be sending out new medical cards with a 2026 expiry date on them to all eligible 221+ family members the week beginning the 21st of May. Those of you who recently received cards with a 2022 date will also receive a new card with a 5 year expiry until 2026. Best …

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Article by Vicky Phelan on the CervicalCheck Tribunal in the Irish Times

  This is an article which Vicky Phelan wrote for today’s Irish Times, with assistance from 221+’s Communications Consultant, Padraig McKeon. You can also find the article online here: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/vicky-phelan-failure-of-cervicalcheck-tribunal-undermines-screening-services-1.4551499 Vicky Phelan: Failure of CervicalCheck Tribunal undermines screening services Lack of trust in programmes will continue if past errors are not dealt with. The CervicalCheck …

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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE FAMILY OF THE LATE LAURA BRENNAN

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 …

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