Scoping inquiry into the CervicalCheck screening programme: Dr Gabriel Scally

Irish Times frontcover doctor quotes

From the Irish Times, 13 September 2018:

“The report includes scathing criticism of the medical profession, with male dominance in the healthcare sector coming in for scrutiny as the affected women pointed out that most of the doctors behind the failures to disclose information to female patients were men.

“The point was made that many of the major controversies about maltreatment of patients or denial of reproductive rights in the Irish healthcare system have involved women being damaged,” says the report.

“Why does it always happen to women?” one woman said to the scoping inquiry. “I think there is a history of looking at women’s health services as being secondary,” said another.

>>> https://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/scally-scathing-of-whole-system-failure-in-cervical-screening-1.3627389

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