These are clips of Bríd’s contribution to debates on the cervical smear scandal, the ban on online advertising in the referendum, and the state of our schools
Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit 04/05/2018 TD calls for short focused review of cervical screening service Danger of an overblown exercise that takes months and yields no new insights, says Brid Smith TD Bríd Smith TD…
The government wants an enquiry about the cervical screening debacle, but meantime – no suspensions, no sackings, no accountability. Brid debates this with Simon Coveneny on the floor of the Dáil today
HSE and Dept of Health officials were questioned regarding the policy of outsourcing smear testing. Outsourcing was predicted to cause problems, yet that was the choice made, and followed, by successive governments, with disasterous results.
Bríd made the point that outsourcing servical screening – supported by Fiann Fáil, Greens and Fine Gael, was about profits and not best health outcomes
More questions than answers. Shame on them.