221+ on Supreme Court judgement on appeal of Morrisey CervicalCheck decision

The 221+ CervicalCheck Patient Support Group welcomes the Supreme Court judgement issued today (Thursday, 19 March, 2020) which upholds the findings of the High Court in the case of Ruth Morrissey, one of the original 221 women directly impacted by the CervialCheck debacle first uncovered almost two years ago. We are relieved and pleased for …

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221+ defers member events to avoid unnecessary contact

The increasing spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) will clearly concern and create worry for those that have previously suffered health impacts as a consequence of the CervicalCheck debacle. Given the potential impact that COVID-19 (coronavirus) may have on cancer patients, it has been decided to cancel all upcoming 221+ meetings and events. While the numbers attending would be …

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221+ Go Before the Oireachtas Health Committee

At their meeting on Tuesday 17, December, 2019 with the Oireachtas Committee for Health, Lorraine Walsh and Stephen Teap, patient representatives of the 221+ Patient support Group reiterated the importance of continued oversight on the implementation of the recommendations of the Review of Cervical Check undertaken last year by Dr. Gabriel Scally. Summary of Key …

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221+ calls for independent individual reviews in light of concerns over RCOG Review process

On Tuesday’s Prime Time Lorraine Walsh raised a number of serious concerns regarding the RCOG independent review of women’s smear histories, which led her to resign from the CervicalCheck Steering Committee a number of weeks ago. In light of these concerns 221+ is calling for independent individual reviews to be made available to all of …

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RCOG Review Aggregate Report Published – Official Statement from 221+

Statement from 221+ Patient Support Group re RCOG review aggregate report The release today of the aggregate report on the work of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) comes with varying emotions for the members of the 221+ patient support group. It is a relief firstly that there is now an outcome to …

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Join Our Team! We are recruiting a Membership Administration Assistant

We are looking for a Membership Administration Assistant to join our team Type: 3 days per week (21 hours), 1-year fixed term contract initially Location: Dublin 4 Salary: Available on Request Closing Date: 5pm on Sunday, 1st December 2019 Membership Administration Assistant Full Description Background information: Following Vicky Phelan’s court case, the significant revelations related …

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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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221+ Patient Support Group to assist women receiving RCOG review results

 We are pleased to note that the long-awaited outcomes of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) review of the smear tests of over 1,000 women are soon to be communicated to those women. A package of advance information will be arriving with the women involved this week which outlines a number of options …

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