Midlands TD Calling For Government To Prioritise Cancer Screening

It's been on hold since March.

A midlands Sinn Féin TD is calling on the government to prioritise the re-start of cancer screening. 

The outbreak of coronavirus led to the pause of detection procedures in March, as the HSE tried to limit the number of at-risk people presenting at hospitals across the country.

However it has now caused a backlog of appointments at centres as they still remain closed. 

Meath-West deputy Johnny Guirke says detection of a disease like cancer cannot fall by the wayside:

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