Cervical cancer: Government to establish statutory inquiry

HSE says 162 women not told of delayed diagnosis

Minister for Health Simon Harris: the Government will hold a statutory inquiry into the CervicalCheck issue.

Minister for Health Simon Harris: the Government will hold a statutory inquiry into the CervicalCheck issue.

The Government has confirmed a statutory inquiry will be established into the CervicalCheck controversy.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar confirmed on Monday the Government will hold an inquiry into the failure of State’s national cervical cancer screening programme to tell women they were falsely given all-clear smear tests.

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