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 end of summer.

She said: “While I welcome many of the initial recommendations of the Scally scoping inquiry, there is clear evidence of obstruction contained in this report.Read more »

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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 has called on Minister Simon Harris to focus any inquiry into the actual consequences of the outsourcing of cervical screening in 2008.

The Dublin South Central TD said the core issue remains a simple one, “did the decision to outsource cervical screening result in a deterioration of the quality of the screening and did this put women’s lives at risk?”Read more »

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