‘Hundreds of Irish women are alive specifically because they underwent cervical screening’

Widely articulated concerns that patients here were dying because of a shoddy, cut-price screening service are not supported by the Scally report

16th September, 2018

The publication of Dr Gabriel Scally’s report into CervicalCheck is timely and welcome. In the crisis-laden atmosphere which followed the initial disclosures earlier this year, most professional commentators identified the key questions as being whether the programme was in fact missing an unacceptable number of cancers and pre-cancerous lesions, and whether any of the laboratories were underperforming.

The Scally report (while identifying some minor differences in reporting between labs) does not provide any...

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