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Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (17 Apr 2019)

Niamh Smyth: 169. To ask the Minister for Health the timescale for the results of repeat cervical smears; the number of women waiting for same; the length of time they are waiting; and the reason for delays by county in tabular form. [17921/19]

Public Accounts Committee: Matters Relating to the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board Financial Statements 2017: Professor Chris Fitzpatrick (11 Apr 2019)

...maternity service but to retain the large gynaecology service on its current site in the context of an integrated campus. This would allow the development of a benign gynaecology services as well as the national cervical screening laboratory services on the present Coombe site. Any investment in that site would be future-proofed. The reconfiguration of the services would also liberate...

Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care)(Amendment) Bill 2019: Second Stage (10 Apr 2019) See 2 other results from this debate

Michael Collins: .... There is no doubt that the people of this country are looking for transparency right across the board. Sadly, many woman and their families have had to suffer unnecessarily in the recent CervicalCheck scandal. Dr. Gabriel Scally's latest progress report on the CervicalCheck affair has stated that the current open disclosure policy is deeply contradictory and unsatisfactory because it...

Select Committee on Health: Estimates for Public Services 2019
Vote 38 - Health (Further Revised)
(10 Apr 2019) See 7 other results from this debate

Bernard Durkan: ...other two subjects first, when we have the benefit of hindsight, we generally are correct in everything. It is a case of 20-20 vision afterwards. However, we should remember one thing about the cervical smear tests. It was not the greatest day in the delivery of services to the women who tried to avail of those services when it transpired that some of them were not told the outcome. At...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (10 Apr 2019)

Stephen Donnelly: 127. To ask the Minister for Health if he sought to meet with the senior management of CervicalCheck after receiving a 2018 memo CervicalCheck: Patient claim following a diagnosis of cervical cancer, Briefing note for Minister Harris or after the case referred to in the memo became public on 25 April 2019 or at any time before expressing publicly that he did not have confidence in them. [16858/19]

Pre-European Council Meeting: Statements (9 Apr 2019)

Mattie McGrath: ...and supply agreement. The pipe is jerking but the water is still going through. It is a case of "I am all right, Jack". The Minister for Health, Deputy Harris, is fine. There is no need to worry about the cervical cancer or the children's hospital, on which there is a report out today. The Government has a free pass to do what it likes, but that is no good to the man who wants bread...

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (9 Apr 2019)

Micheál Martin: Last week I referred to the fact that as many as 80,000 women were waiting for cervical smear test results. There is an enormous backlog, largely because of a decision taken by the Minister for Health last April to offer a free test to every woman who requested one. For about three months we have been seeking to ascertain the extent to which the Minister sought, received or ignored official...

Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018 [Seanad]: Report Stage (3 Apr 2019)

Simon Harris: It is not a view that is new to colleagues on the Opposition benches tonight that we must ensure the Bill is legally robust. We have spoken much about cervical cancer in these Houses, as well as the Scally report and recommendations. I accepted an amendment put to me in the Seanad and redrafted it to ensure we could implement the Scally recommendations. This relates to section 16N(2)(b) of...

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (3 Apr 2019) See 1 other result from this debate

Micheál Martin: I am sure the Taoiseach will agree that over the last ten years the national CervicalCheck programme has made a very significant contribution to public health and that it has been effective in reducing cervical cancer rates since its inception. More than 1 million women aged between 25 and 60 years were screened in its first ten years. The participation rate is close to 80%, which is on a...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: CervicalCheck Screening Programme Update: Discussion (Resumed) (3 Apr 2019) See 21 other results from this debate

Michael Harty: This morning, the committee is meeting with representatives of the HSE and CervicalCheck to receive an update on the CervicalCheck programme. The committee has expressed a particular interest in hearing about the proposed introduction of HPV testing for cervical screening and in discussing delayed smear reporting. On behalf of the committee, I welcome Mr. Damien McCallion, national director...

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (2 Apr 2019)

Joan Collins: I was hoping the Minister for Health would still be here. In recent times we have been informed that cervical tests were being delayed because of a lack of capacity in the laboratories that test them but over the weekend it was reported that women paying privately receive their results in two to three weeks, which is brilliant for them but not for the 78,000 women who have been waiting up to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: State Claims Agency Data (2 Apr 2019)

Michael McGrath: 245. To ask the Minister for Health the number of claims on hand by the State Claims Agency in relation to late diagnosis and missed diagnosis in relation to failings in the cervical cancer screening programme; the number of cases settled; the amount paid out in claims to date; and the legal costs of the cases. [15324/19]

Seanad: Order of Business (28 Mar 2019) See 1 other result from this debate

Rose Conway Walsh: ...to be expanded in respect of rural crime. I would appreciate it if the debate could be facilitated as soon as possible. This morning, it was reported that only 7% of women who had repeat smear tests for cervical cancer have received their results. That leaves around 2,370 women still waiting on repeat test results, despite being promised priority testing and results within four to six...

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (27 Mar 2019)

Leo Varadkar: ...of the House to take this opportunity to extend my condolences to the family of Laura Brennan, whose service of remembrance is taking place in Ennis today. As Deputies will know, she died from cervical cancer but worked closely with the health service to become a powerful advocate for HPV vaccination and, because of her, we were able to increase its uptake again. While she has lost her...

Written Answers — Department of Health: National Cervical Screening Programme (27 Mar 2019)

Michael Moynihan: 206. To ask the Minister for Health the action being taken to reduce the waiting times for smear test results; if additional testing facilities have been utilised to ensure results are returned to women as soon as possible; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14428/19]

Ceisteanna - Questions: Cabinet Committee Meetings (26 Mar 2019)

Mary Lou McDonald: Last Friday the HSE published Dr. Gabriel Scally's progress report on the implementation of recommendations made in the CervicalCheck scoping inquiry. It should be acknowledged that Dr. Scally has said he is encouraged by the progress made to date. However, there are a number of issues raised in his report that warrant our attention. He notes that a significant number of actions are due...

Written Answers — Department of Health: National Cervical Screening Programme Inquiry (26 Mar 2019)

Micheál Martin: ...of applications received, granted and refused, respectively, for the ex gratia payments of €2,000 to the 221 women in particular to allow them to cover the cost of an independent review of their cervical smear slides which determines whether the readings fall into the limitations of screening or were negligently misread; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13248/19]

Written Answers — Department of Health: National Cervical Screening Programme Administration (26 Mar 2019)

Micheál Martin: 721. To ask the Minister for Health if the CervicalCheck steering committee will be in situ until the Scally report recommendations are fully implemented; if the terms of reference need to be updated to allow for an extension and to ensure that the backlog has been cleared, RCOG review is complete and the HPV screening programme has begun to be rolled out; and if he will make a statement on...

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