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Labour leader disgusted at lack of Government urgency in dealing with CervicalCheck controversy women

Feb 22, 2021 13:02 By radiokerrynews
Labour leader disgusted at lack of Government urgency in dealing with CervicalCheck controversy women Labour leader disgusted at lack of Government urgency in dealing with CervicalCheck controversy women
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The Labour Party leader says he is disgusted by the lack of immediacy among Government in changing how women impacted by the CervicalCheck controversy are

The Labour Party leader says he is disgusted by the lack of immediacy among Government in changing how women impacted by the CervicalCheck controversy are dealt with.

Deputy Alan Kelly's comment come as Dingle woman Joan Lucey is laid to rest today.

The 73-year-old retired nurse brought a case against the HSE, Clinical Pathology Laboratories Incorporated, and MedLab Pathology Ltd over alleged misreading or misinterpretation or misreporting of her cervical smears taken in February and August 2011.

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Mediation was due to begin over the weekend, but Mrs Lucey, who had terminal cervical cancer, died on Friday night.

Labour leader Alan Kelly says many more cases are due before the courts.

He says the whole way in which these women are dealt with needs to be changed urgently:

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