HSE backtracks on 221 tally of CervicalCheck debacle

HSE backtracks on 221 tally of CervicalCheck debacle

Head of screening programme says four women included in figure had another kind of cancer, or no cancer at all

It might have sounded like a bizarre question at the Oireachtas health committee, but it yielded an important response. Last Wednesday, Fianna Fáil TD Jack Chambers asked the HSE whether all 221 women understood to have been negatively affected by the CervicalCheck debacle actually had cervical cancer.

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