Supporting individuals directly affected by failures in the CervicalCheck Screening Programme
Acting as an inclusive voice for all impacted by the crisis
Working for an effective, high-quality cervical screening programme for all women in Ireland

The 221+ Patient Support Group is currently only set-up to support women and families identified by the HSE.  If you have any questions about your eligibility to join the group, please review the FAQ’s on this site and contact if more guidance is required.

If you are eligible to join the group, please first submit the Enrolment Consent Form provided by your Liaison Officer. After this is received, you will be able to request access to the private member portal on this site.  Please contact if you need assistance.

Latest News & Reports

CervicalCheck Tribunal Postponed

Minister for Health decides to postpone setting up Tribunal due to Covid-19 Pandemic The Minister for Health yesterday (Monday, 23 March) informed 221+ of his decision to delay the start of the CervicalCheck Tribunal. The statement below was posted last evening on the Tribunal website.   “Given the ongoing and quickly evolving situation in relation

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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+ Key Asks for General Election 2020

This General Election, we are asking all election candidates and Political Parties to commit to  three actions if elected. The CervicalCheck debacle which has unfolded over the past two years highlighted an inherent weakness in the governance of healthcare in Ireland. It left close to 600 women and their families permanently scarred – some no

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221+ Private Member Portal

Up-To-Date Information

Important information is communicated in a secure and confidential manner. Member updates regarding key issues, developments within the Government, and private events are routinely posted.

Expert Advice

An ‘Ask the Specialist’ service enables members to ask questions and receive a quick and confidential response from an oncology specialist. The site also hosts periodic webinars focused on issues of interest to cancer survivors.

Peer Support

The online Forum provides members an opportunity to interact with each other on topics of interest. Event booking for member events is also offered conveniently through the site.