FAQ’s

To join the group, you’ll need to submit the Enrolment Consent Form provided to you by your Liaison Officer.  Once you are enrolled in the group, you can gain access to the portal by clicking on ‘Registration Request’ on the 221+ website homepage and filling out a brief a form. Once your eligibility is verified, you’ll receive an email with a link to complete your registration.

Unfortunately, we are currently only set-up to the support the individuals identified by the HSE as being directly affected by the CervicalCheck failures.

Additional information and support for women with cervical cancer can be found through the Irish Cancer Society and the Marie Keating Foundation.

If you believe you’re the victim of medical negligence, you can begin by reporting a complaint to the Irish Medical Council.

Unfortunately, the 221+ Patient Support Group does not provide legal advice or guidance to members of the group or the public. You will need to contact a local solicitor to discuss your unique circumstances or case.

CervicalCheck has temporarily stopped audits of smear tests for cases of cervical cancer reported to them after May 5, 2018 until the independent Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) review is completed and a new system for audits is in place. 

To find out when your case will be reviewed, please contact:

CervicalCheck at info@cervicalcheck.ie

or by calling Freephone 1 800 45 45 55 (+353 21 4217612 from outside Ireland).

The RCOG review is currently ongoing and individual reports are expected to be issued in late summer 2019. For more information about the status of your RCOG individual report, please contact the helpline provided in the letter inviting you to participate.

Please contact your GP or treating clinician with any questions regarding your medical history.

Yes! Smear tests are proven to save lives and we encourage all women to continue screening according to the recommendations provided by your GP or consultant.