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Vicky Phelan to travel to US for six-month-long clinical trial
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Vicky Phelan to travel to US for six-month-long clinical trial

Jan 9th 2021, 12:22 AM 60,872 Views 49 Comments

Ms Phelan will travel to Maryland on Sunday.

Patricia Carrick - who received apology from Taoiseach over missed cervical cancer diagnosis - has died
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Patricia Carrick - who received apology from Taoiseach over missed cervical cancer diagnosis - has died

Nov 25th 2020, 11:44 AM 36,447 Views 22 Comments

Patricia Carrick passed away peacefully overnight, her husband said.

'I knew this day would come': Vicky Phelan reveals her cancer has progressed
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'I knew this day would come': Vicky Phelan reveals her cancer has progressed

Nov 2nd 2020, 9:54 PM 82,401 Views 23 Comments

Phelan said her cancer is growing back slowly in addition to a new tumour in her lung.

Dáil holds minute's silence and Taoiseach apologises to the late Ruth Morrissey and her family
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Dáil holds minute's silence and Taoiseach apologises to the late Ruth Morrissey and her family

Jul 21st 2020, 3:24 PM 16,647 Views 31 Comments

Both Labour’s Alan Kelly and the Social Democrats’ Róisín Shortall said the apology “is too late”.

Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee
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Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee

Dec 5th 2019, 9:29 AM 15,276 Views 11 Comments

“I share Lorraine’s concerns about the RCOG review process,” Phelan said.

Health Minister Simon Harris says limitations of smear screening is a 'difficult, painful reality'
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Health Minister Simon Harris says limitations of smear screening is a 'difficult, painful reality'

Updated Dec 3rd 2019, 5:49 PM 10,950 Views 3 Comments

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists review found the CervicalCheck programme was working effectively overall.

Wait times for smear test results from Cervical Check reduced to six weeks
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Wait times for smear test results from Cervical Check reduced to six weeks

Sep 18th 2019, 11:54 AM 6,504 Views 10 Comments

Patients were told they would be waiting up to six months earlier this year.

Minister commits to paying patient advocates for their time and work
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Minister commits to paying patient advocates for their time and work

Aug 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,494 Views 6 Comments

A new remuneration policy will be announced next month.

HSE boss says it's 'awful' women weren't told of CervicalCheck results as review finds 4,000+ cases
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HSE boss says it's 'awful' women weren't told of CervicalCheck results as review finds 4,000+ cases

Updated Aug 6th 2019, 4:38 PM 14,163 Views 47 Comments

The review was published this afternoon.

Harris says he wasn't aware of CervicalCheck results IT glitch before 10 July
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Harris says he wasn't aware of CervicalCheck results IT glitch before 10 July

Updated Jul 16th 2019, 6:29 PM 8,968 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, the HSE says that 52 of the women who were re-tested were found to have HPV.

DCU president to lead HSE's 'rapid review' into IT glitch that left 800 without smear test results
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DCU president to lead HSE's 'rapid review' into IT glitch that left 800 without smear test results

Jul 15th 2019, 2:59 PM 11,713 Views 21 Comments

Simon Harris said he was not made aware of the IT glitch until last Wednesday.

€20,000 for women affected by CervicalCheck non-disclosure
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€20,000 for women affected by CervicalCheck non-disclosure

Jun 18th 2019, 9:30 PM 12,538 Views 21 Comments

Payments to women who have already applied through the scheme are expected to be made shortly.

'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case
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'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case

Jun 17th 2019, 2:00 PM 14,105 Views 28 Comments

The State Claims Agency said its appeal will not relate to the decision on the award of damages.

Judge's ruling in Morrissey case a threat to 'viability' of Irish cancer screening programmes, says RCSI
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Judge's ruling in Morrissey case a threat to 'viability' of Irish cancer screening programmes, says RCSI

May 10th 2019, 8:04 AM 14,481 Views 42 Comments

The Royal College of Surgeons said the standard of absolute confidence would have a ‘grievous impact’ on testing.

Smear test backlog will be 'significantly reduced' over the summer months, says Harris
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Smear test backlog will be 'significantly reduced' over the summer months, says Harris

Apr 8th 2019, 2:31 PM 6,355 Views 15 Comments

The Health Minister also said political parties should not be playing ‘party politics’ with women’s health.

'Deeply flawed' policy on open disclosure in the HSE still in place, Scally review finds
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'Deeply flawed' policy on open disclosure in the HSE still in place, Scally review finds

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:28 AM 8,774 Views 6 Comments

Dr Gabriel Scally is satisfied the HSE has put adequate resources into acting on his recommendations following CervicalCheck.

Government announces tribunal to deal with CervicalCheck claims
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Government announces tribunal to deal with CervicalCheck claims

Updated Dec 19th 2018, 5:37 PM 33,829 Views 42 Comments

Justice Mary Irvine will chair of the tribunal.

Irene Teap's family told there was negligence in reading of one of her smears
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Irene Teap's family told there was negligence in reading of one of her smears

Dec 18th 2018, 12:42 PM 16,336 Views 12 Comments

Stephen Teap said an independent review of Irene’s smear tests has concluded one of her slides was incorrectly read and that there was a breach of duty of care in the reading of this slide.

CervicalCheck: Women have until end of this month to apply for free repeat test
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CervicalCheck: Women have until end of this month to apply for free repeat test

Dec 6th 2018, 10:54 PM 12,886 Views 23 Comments

Free repeat smear tests will end on 31 December.

'A star that inspires us': Community gathers to send Emma Mhic Mhathúna on her final journey
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'A star that inspires us': Community gathers to send Emma Mhic Mhathúna on her final journey

Updated Oct 9th 2018, 2:40 PM 33,529 Views 7 Comments

The first of two funeral masses took place at Seipeal na Carraige, Baile na nGall this morning.

'Intense negotiations' ongoing between HSE and CervicalCheck labs before contracts expire
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'Intense negotiations' ongoing between HSE and CervicalCheck labs before contracts expire

Oct 8th 2018, 5:54 PM 7,559 Views 16 Comments

Existing contracts with two laboratories are due to expire this month.

'She was a real lioness as a mother': Friends and neighbours remember Emma Mhic Mhathúna
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'She was a real lioness as a mother': Friends and neighbours remember Emma Mhic Mhathúna

Oct 8th 2018, 9:14 AM 32,914 Views 27 Comments

Emma died yesterday – just five months after being told that her cancer was terminal.

Scally report: Family of deceased patient were told 'nuns don't get cervical cancer'
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Scally report: Family of deceased patient were told 'nuns don't get cervical cancer'

Sep 12th 2018, 4:12 PM 35,411 Views 43 Comments

Scally report finds disclosure was “handled badly in most cases”.

Scally report published: CervicalCheck screening system was 'doomed to fail'
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Scally report published: CervicalCheck screening system was 'doomed to fail'

Updated Sep 12th 2018, 2:00 PM 17,364 Views 71 Comments

The Scally review recommends an overhaul of the CervicalCheck screening programme.

'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review
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'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review

Sep 11th 2018, 11:45 AM 40,003 Views 54 Comments

“Information continues to be withheld from women and I will continue to fight back.”

'Heartbroken at the disrespect shown': Criticism after leak of Cervical Check review
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'Heartbroken at the disrespect shown': Criticism after leak of Cervical Check review

Sep 11th 2018, 8:38 AM 19,238 Views 28 Comments

The review has concluded a commission of investigation does not need to be established.

The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed
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The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed

Sep 7th 2018, 10:11 PM 11,756 Views 35 Comments

MInister for Health Simon Harris will meet with the author of the report Dr Scally next week.

'Unacceptable' that some patients may have to get repeat cervical smears due to backlog
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'Unacceptable' that some patients may have to get repeat cervical smears due to backlog

Aug 6th 2018, 6:58 PM 10,111 Views 18 Comments

It emerged today that some women who were retested might have to go through the procedure again as their samples are out of date.

Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court
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Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 7:45 PM 34,100 Views 66 Comments

The Limerick woman met the Taoiseach today.

Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab
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Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab

Aug 1st 2018, 3:06 PM 33,082 Views 0 Comments

Julie Dingivan was just 36 when she died last year.

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy
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Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy

Jul 31st 2018, 12:27 PM 12,101 Views 0 Comments

Ruth Morrissey has been told her cancer will progress to terminal within a year.

Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court
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Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court

Jul 28th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,393 Views 110 Comments

Opposition parties are accusing the Taoiseach and Health Minister of lying.

'She couldn't stay awake at the end' - Husband speaks of pain of wife's loss following cervical misdiagnosis
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'She couldn't stay awake at the end' - Husband speaks of pain of wife's loss following cervical misdiagnosis

Jul 23rd 2018, 10:31 PM 93,572 Views 14 Comments

Julie Dingivan passed away in April 2017. The cervical check which missed her cancer diagnosis took place in 2009.

Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'
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Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'

Jul 10th 2018, 2:11 PM 10,241 Views 33 Comments

The change could lead to more cases being detected and more deaths being avoided, experts say.

Physical checks of 3,000 smear tests haven't started yet - they should have been done by June
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Physical checks of 3,000 smear tests haven't started yet - they should have been done by June

Jul 5th 2018, 11:53 AM 9,186 Views 21 Comments

It could be months before the slides are tested.

Wrong site surgery and patient death: Harris wants to make open disclosure mandatory in serious cases
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Wrong site surgery and patient death: Harris wants to make open disclosure mandatory in serious cases

Jul 5th 2018, 6:30 AM 12,022 Views 11 Comments

The country’s open disclosure policy was put back into the spotlight in the wake of the CervicalCheck controversy.

Emma Mhic Mhathúna on €7.5m settlement: 'It makes a big difference for all women'
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Emma Mhic Mhathúna on €7.5m settlement: 'It makes a big difference for all women'

Updated Jun 29th 2018, 8:36 PM 42,176 Views 66 Comments

The terminally ill mother-of-five settled her case against the HSE and Quest Diagnostics.

Vicky Phelan receives honorary doctorate from University of Limerick
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Vicky Phelan receives honorary doctorate from University of Limerick

Jun 26th 2018, 6:08 PM 21,557 Views 18 Comments

Phelan said she plans to fund a person to provide cancer patients with access to the latest cancer drug therapies.

Of 204 requests for CervicalCheck files, just over half have been answered
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Of 204 requests for CervicalCheck files, just over half have been answered

Jun 22nd 2018, 7:30 PM 6,105 Views 2 Comments

There’s been a massive spike in requests this year for files from the CervicalCheck programme.

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system
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Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system

Jun 15th 2018, 4:24 PM 17,153 Views 10 Comments

Orla received false negatives on smear tests in 2011 and 2014.

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