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P-04-640 Bring Down the Age of Smears to 18

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 06/10/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 P-04-640 Bring Down the Age of Smears to 18

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to:

  • give the petitioner more time to comment on the substantial information provided by the UK National Screening Committee; and
  • seek her views on the recent letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services.

 


Meeting: 30/06/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 P-04-640 Bring Down the Age of Smears to 18

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition for the first time and agreed to:

 

  • write to the UK national screening committee asking for details on the recent public consultation that informed the Minister’s decision to put the age up;
  • write to the Minister asking for statistics on how the HPV vaccination programme is expected to decrease the number of cancer patients over the next 10 years; and
  • await comments from the petitioner on the Minister’s response.

 

 


 

 

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