Government confirm they will provide aid to women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
September 18, 2018

Government confirm they will provide aid to women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal

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The Government have confirmed that all 209 women affected by the recent CervicalCheck controversy, will be given financial aid.

In announcements made over the weekend both the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Minister for Health Simon Harris confirmed that those affected by the scandal will be given assistance if they require it.

Amongst the measures to be provided, all those will be given discretionary medical card as well as having all prescription fees waved.

The women who will be contacted in the coming weeks will also be given access to experimental treatments.

They will also have all personal costs including travel expenses and childcare covered.

In a statement the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the Government will do all it can to help those affected by the scandal.

Mr Varadkar also said that they will do what is necessary to determine the full facts of the case and find out the truth for women who have been let down.

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