Moves to improve open disclosure after CervicalCheck are ‘seriously off target’

Dr Gabriel Scally said while many recommendations from his report on the controversy have been completed, there is still ‘serious work’ to be done

Dr Gabriel Scally, who carried out a review into the cancer screening service. Picture:

Several recommendations of the Scally report into CervicalCheck relating to open disclosure in healthcare settings are “seriously off target”, according to Dr Gabriel Scally.

Publishing his final review into the implementation of his 2018 report into the CervicalCheck controversy, Scally said there was still “serious work” to be done if his outstanding recommendations were to be achieved.

Of the 58 recommendations made across the different iterations of the Scoping Inquiry into CervicalCheck Screening Programme since ...