Welcome to the website for the Ministerial Inquiry into the
under-reporting of cervical smear abnormalities in the Gisborne region.
of Progress to Implement the Recommendations of the Gisborne Cervical
Screening Inquiry Report
in Implementing the Cervical Screening Inquiry Recommendations - Dr
Gisborne Cervical Screening
Inquiry - Six-Month Summary Report
This report provides a detailed summary of the progress to implement the Inquiry
recommendations over the first six months, since the release of the Inquiry
Report in April 2001.
Investigation into Cervical Screening in the
Tairawhiti Region, HFA Final Report
The report was released on 5 November 2001.
The report, released at midday 10 April 2001, is available here
Contains media releases from the Minister of Health and the Ministry of Health
about the report. Releases from other parties will be added as they become
available. - last updated 5 November 2001.
Background information and frequently asked questions about the Inquiry and
information about the National Cervical Screening Programme
Each days proceedings are posted here. Last updated 14:35 Monday 18 December
There are two help lines set up to help women who are concerned about their
cervical smears or who have health problems because of mis-reading of their
About the Inquiry
Information about the Inquiry which began Monday April 10, 2000 in Gisborne.