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

Statement from 221+ re: MacCraith Rapid Review

Absence of a ‘Women First’ approach sums up CervicalCheck saga 221+ welcomes HSE promise of stronger structures and management for Screening Services MacCraith findings on incremental decision making, underestimation of problems and poor communications underpin and elaborate on previous Scally findings Positive recognition for and engagement with patient representatives essential The conclusion that there was

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Statement from 221+ re: Scally Supplementary Report

The Supplementary Report to his Scoping Inquiry into CervicalCheck published today (Tuesday 11 June, 2019) by Dr. Gabriel Scally is disturbing for the 221+ support group as it highlights that despite over a year of work, the failings we are battling are still being uncovered.  We represent real people – mothers and grandmothers, sisters, wives,

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Statement from 221+ re: High Court Case of Ruth Morrissey

CervicalCheck Tribunal must be fast-tracked to end ‘cruel’ public court battles   The 221+ CervicalCheck Patient Support Group notes the outcome today (Friday, 3 May, 2019) of the High Court case of Ruth Morrissey, one of the 221 women directly impacted by the CervialCheck debacle first uncovered just over a year ago. For many affected

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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.