Wednesday, 6 February 2019
National Cervical Screening Programme: Statements
I will not give a response on the floor of the Dáil but I will speak to the Deputy about it, reflect on it and see what can be done.
With regard to the HPV vaccination, I am really pleased to hear the Deputy pay tribute to Laura Brennan because she is an inspirational woman and we all wish her well. The HPV vaccine for boys is something the Deputy has campaigned for and it will come in for the new school year in September. It is really important as we move towards herd immunity. Sadly, some of the people who have criticised my record in the House have opposed HPV vaccination-----