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#Smear Test

# smear-test - Friday 18 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Almost all of 209 women or their families affected by Cervical Check scandal contacted by the HSE Update

Almost all of 209 women or their families affected by Cervical Check scandal contacted by the HSE

It was announced earlier this week that 18 women who had been given a misdiagnosis have since died.

# smear-test - Monday 14 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal CervicalCheck

'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal

Grace Rattigan spoke to RTÉ’s Ray D’Arcy about the death of her mother Catherine Reck.

# smear-test - Friday 11 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We can and we will demand answers': Varadkar and Harris want to know why memos were kept from them Smear Test Controversy

'We can and we will demand answers': Varadkar and Harris want to know why memos were kept from them

Who knew what when: Varadkar and Harris want to know why information was kept from them.

From TheJournal.ie Leo: 'Emma is 37 years old, roughly my age. She could be my sister or one of my friends' Controversy

Leo: 'Emma is 37 years old, roughly my age. She could be my sister or one of my friends'

A package of financial measures for the women impacted by the smear test scandal were announced after a special Cabinet meeting today.

# smear-test - Thursday 10 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil CervicalCheck

'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil

“It is a stain on all our doors, it is a stain on all of us,” Labour’s Alan Kelly told his Dáil colleagues today.

# smear-test - Friday 4 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a painful time for women': Over 10,000 calls made to CervicalCheck helpline Smear Test Scandal

'This is a painful time for women': Over 10,000 calls made to CervicalCheck helpline

The number of women affected by the smear test scandal has increased from 208 to 209.

# smear-test - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie There are 10 active legal claims made in relation to CervicalCheck smear tests CervicalCheck

There are 10 active legal claims made in relation to CervicalCheck smear tests

Legal proceedings against the HSE or laboratories involved in smear tests have commenced in 6 of those cases.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Do you need to get a repeat smear test? Cervical Check

Explainer: Do you need to get a repeat smear test?

Many women across the country are wondering what action they should take in light of the recent controversy – here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie 'How did things get so bad?': Mother of five speaks out about delayed cancer diagnosis CervicalCheck This post contains videos

'How did things get so bad?': Mother of five speaks out about delayed cancer diagnosis

“When there’s cancer in the house, the children are always worrying if everything is okay.”

# smear-test - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is open disclosure, and where does it fit in the smear test scandal? CervicalCheck

Explainer: What is open disclosure, and where does it fit in the smear test scandal?

What are the obligations to tell a patient when a mistake has been made in their healthcare?

# smear-test - Friday 27 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck: Senior team sent in to ensure women told about smear reviews Smear Test

CervicalCheck: Senior team sent in to ensure women told about smear reviews

Health Minister Simon Harris said that a helpline would open from 9am tomorrow to answer women’s questions.

From TheJournal.ie More than 200 cervical smear results should have had earlier intervention Smear Test

More than 200 cervical smear results should have had earlier intervention

An ‘urgent’ review of the CervicalCheck programme will be undertaken.

# smear-test - Thursday 26 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We can't just presume they have': Doctors instructed to tell women if they have received false smear test results Cervical Cancer

'We can't just presume they have': Doctors instructed to tell women if they have received false smear test results

The case of Vicky Phelan, a terminally ill woman who yesterday came to a €2.5 million settlement with the HSE, has caused significant concern.

# smear-test - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'll live with cancer for the rest of my life': Woman given wrong smear test results speaks out Vicky Phelan

'I'll live with cancer for the rest of my life': Woman given wrong smear test results speaks out

Vicky Phelan received incorrect smear test results in 2011. She was subsequently diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014.

# smear-test - Monday 5 February, 2018

# smear-test - Monday 5 December, 2016

16 tweets that will make you feel better about booking that smear test

The only scary part is the awkward small talk.

# smear-test - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Testing women for virus spread by skin-to-skin contact during sex might help detect cervical cancer Smear Test

Testing women for virus spread by skin-to-skin contact during sex might help detect cervical cancer

Most people will have HPV at some point in their lives. Certain types can lead to cervical cancer.

# smear-test - Friday 6 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Why are some women avoiding cervical cancer screening? Women's Health

Opinion: Why are some women avoiding cervical cancer screening?

Fear of cancer appears to influence some women’s decision to attend cervical screening – but not in the way you might think, writes health psychologist Marie Kotzur.

# smear-test - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Women encouraged to avail of free smear tests in 2014 Cervical Cancer Prevention

Women encouraged to avail of free smear tests in 2014

European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week takes place from January 19 to 25.

# smear-test - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Medical card holders 50% more likely to have abnormal smear test result Cervical Check

Medical card holders 50% more likely to have abnormal smear test result

The Dublin Well Woman Centre is now calling for extra efforts to ensure poorer women continue to access screening under the National Cervical Screening Programme.

# smear-test - Monday 23 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins

Fine Gael’s Seanad health spokesperson has urged women to book a smear test for the condition, which kills 90 people in Ireland every year.

# smear-test - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Cervical cancer screening programme leads to 100 diagnoses Health

Cervical cancer screening programme leads to 100 diagnoses

A free nationwide screening programme for cervical cancer led to 100 women being diagnosed in its first year.