Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Independent Expert Panel Review into Cervical Screening: Discussion

Dr. Lorraine Doherty:

There are differences in how the programme is delivered but the test is the same. They also use cytology and HPV testing, so the same issues arise in terms of false negatives and false positives.