Monday 26 June 2017

Sinead Moriarty: BreastCheck is saving women - don't dare cut this vital lifeline

Protesters at Mayo General Hospital when a new BreastCheck service was being launched.
Protesters at Mayo General Hospital when a new BreastCheck service was being launched.
Sinead Moriarty

Sinead Moriarty

Survival rates are on the rise and will continue to rise

It will not be a happy Christmas for the hardworking and dedicated team at BreastCheck (The National Breast Screening Programme).

The Government for National Recovery 2011-2016, agreed by Fine Gael and the Labour Party, includes a commitment to extend the age range for BreastCheck to women aged 65-69.

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