Tag: cervical cancer

Cervical Tests and the issue of outsourcing – still waiting for answers

I  made several queries at the Dail committee today. Apart from the mess they have made of re-testing, there remain unanswered questions. Since this time last year, I have been asking what labs gave the wrong results that led to

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Bríd Smith TD on Sean O Rourke’s radio programme 25.1.19

Bríd addressed various issues on this popular radio programme; this is a recording of her comments on Brexhi and the border, the new children’s hospital overspend, the forthcoming nurses strike, and outsourcing women’s health care

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Bríd Smith TD seeks information on cervical screening scandal – again

SIMPLE QUESTION: WHAT LABS FAILED US? My 5th time to ask this in the Dáil – still no answer. Its important because 221 women, some of whom are dead, some dying, need not have developed #CervicalCancer. Outsourcing women’s health care

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Ceann Comhairle asked to intervene as HSE and Minister refuse to answer Cervical Check question

Media Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit    12/11/2018 Request follows PAC committee hearing that reveals HSE reviewed the cases of the 221 women at the centre of crisis “This information should be public and is the least the

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A brief history of questions re CervicalCheck and the non-answers received

The cause of the #cervicalcheck tragedy has still not been addressed or acknowledged. We need to end the outsourcing and privatisation of our health as it puts profits before best practice and peoples needs. This short video explains and asks

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Brid on TV3 re cervical screening and health service waiting times.

OUTSOURCING KILLS! Last night on TV3, I explained that the Scally report showed the US labs that did Irish smear tests were not accredited by international standards. Minister Harris told me, via Parliamentary Questions (PQs) in May, that they were!

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Bríd Smith TD ar an Nuacht, 1.8.18

Ar an Nuacht anocht, I said the government’s penny-pitching practices were behind both the outsourcing of cervical smear tests, and the current treatment of the women negatively affected

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Bríd on the Late Debate on RTE radio 1, 12.6.18: cervical screening

The issue of outsourcing health services, to for-profit companies, lies at the heart of the cervical screening catastrophe

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Updated statement on delayed Scally Inquiry

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit            12/06/2018 People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith has expressed her disappointment with the announcement that the scoping inquiry into Cervical screening will not complete its work before the

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Bríd Smith TD on the RTE News 10.5.18: the cervical smears scandal

 

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