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# 221 - Last month November 2022

Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has died
# Tributes
# Tributes

Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has died

Nov 14th 2022, 10:35 AM 113,868 Views 117 Comments
  • Vicky died in the early hours of this morning in Limerick, surrounded by her family
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said she was "a woman of extraordinary courage and integrity"
  • President Michael D Higgins said the campaigner "made an enormous contribution to Irish society"

# 221 - This year 2022

Only four of 170 actions arising from Cervical Check inquiry left to be completed
# Cervical Check Scandal
# Cervical Check Scandal

Only four of 170 actions arising from Cervical Check inquiry left to be completed

Mar 3rd 2022, 6:00 AM 4,871 Views 3 Comments

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly said there has been “considerable progress” on implementing the recommendations.

# 221 - All time

CervicalCheck support group end talks with government as tribunal remains unchanged
# CervicalCheck Tribunal
# CervicalCheck Tribunal

CervicalCheck support group end talks with government as tribunal remains unchanged

Nov 20th 2020, 7:08 PM 18,935 Views 13 Comments

221+ wrote to the Health Minister today to end the discussion, saying that they were “frustrated” with the response they received.

CervicalCheck support group tells government 'time is up' to discuss proposed tribunal
# 221 Plus Group
# 221 Plus Group

CervicalCheck support group tells government 'time is up' to discuss proposed tribunal

Nov 18th 2020, 10:47 PM 17,780 Views 22 Comments

The 221+ group wrote to Health Minister Stephen Donnelly today.

'She was a gentle soul who loved the simple things': Vicky Phelan on the late Ruth Morrissey
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'She was a gentle soul who loved the simple things': Vicky Phelan on the late Ruth Morrissey

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 11:04 AM 16,428 Views 14 Comments

CervicalCheck campaigner Lorraine Walsh said Morrissey’s death marked “a very sad day” for the women of Ireland.

Lorraine Walsh resigns from CervicalCheck steering group, says she doesn't have confidence in report
# 221+
# 221+

Lorraine Walsh resigns from CervicalCheck steering group, says she doesn't have confidence in report

Dec 4th 2019, 7:54 AM 11,395 Views 15 Comments

Walsh, who developed cervical cancer, was one of the 221 women whose smear tests were read incorrectly.

CervicalCheck support group says smear test delays are 'totally unacceptable'
# Repeat Tests
# Repeat Tests

CervicalCheck support group says smear test delays are 'totally unacceptable'

Jan 25th 2019, 11:17 AM 6,525 Views 11 Comments

Women are having to wait an average of 22 weeks to receive their results, and thousands of tests need to be redone.

Cervical cancer support group set up in wake of controversy
# 221+
# 221+

Cervical cancer support group set up in wake of controversy

Oct 15th 2018, 10:07 AM 8,233 Views 6 Comments

CervicalCheck scandal survivors Vicky Phelan, Lorraine Walsh and Stephen Teap whose wife Irene died from the disease establish a new support group.