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From TheJournal.ie University of Limerick to award Vicky Phelan with honorary doctorate Cervical Check

University of Limerick to award Vicky Phelan with honorary doctorate

Vicky Phelan’s story sparked an investigation into how smear tests in Ireland are reviewed and handled.

From TheJournal.ie Women affected by CervicalCheck controversy 'borrowing money to get to healthcare appointments' Smear Tests This post contains videos

Women affected by CervicalCheck controversy 'borrowing money to get to healthcare appointments'

The women in question are afraid, angry and confused, Stephen Donnelly said.

From TheJournal.ie HSE yet to admit liabilility in Emma Mhic Mhathúna's Cervical Check case Cervical Check Scandal

HSE yet to admit liabilility in Emma Mhic Mhathúna's Cervical Check case

The Taoiseach has previously stated that none of the women affected by the Cervical Check scandal would have to go to court.

From TheJournal.ie HSE accepts providing cervical smear slides for three women affected by scandal is 'critical and urgent' Emma Mhic Mhathúna

HSE accepts providing cervical smear slides for three women affected by scandal is 'critical and urgent'

The case of three women affected by the controversy was being heard in High Court today.

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.

Rozanna Purcell has opened up on her Instagram about catching pre cancerous cells after a smear test

She has urged women to keep getting smear tests following the Cervical Check scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan calls for Yes vote for women who have been 'let down time and time again' Eighth Amendment

Vicky Phelan calls for Yes vote for women who have been 'let down time and time again'

She said women need to be “placed at the centre of their own care”.

From TheJournal.ie Government looks at bringing in mandatory open disclosure in serious cases Cervical Check

Government looks at bringing in mandatory open disclosure in serious cases

“Open disclosure is not the ticking of a box or the filling of a form,” Ireland’s chief medical officer said.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech TERMINAL CANCER This post contains videos

'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech

Vicky said CervicalCheck and her gynaecologist spent 15 months arguing over whose responsibility it was to tell her about a HSE audit.

From TheJournal.ie Cervical Check scandal: Acting HSE boss says sorry for 'confusion and alarm' Communication Breakdown This post contains videos

Cervical Check scandal: Acting HSE boss says sorry for 'confusion and alarm'

John Connaghan said women in Ireland had been “understandably frightened and concerned” by what they had read and heard.

From TheJournal.ie It's been a worrying two weeks - but please don't stop getting smear tests Cervical Check

It's been a worrying two weeks - but please don't stop getting smear tests

Professor of Gynaecological Oncology at UCD on why it’s vital for women to continue with the cervical screening programme right now.

From TheJournal.ie 'Talk is cheap': Emma Mhic Mhathúna criticises the government on The Late Late Show Cervical Check This post contains videos

'Talk is cheap': Emma Mhic Mhathúna criticises the government on The Late Late Show

Emma was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016, three years after a smear test result incorrectly came back as normal.

From TheJournal.ie Tony O'Brien again faces politicians and again 'respectfully declines' to step down Under Pressure

Tony O'Brien again faces politicians and again 'respectfully declines' to step down

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly told O’Brien he should go ‘without prejudice’.

From TheJournal.ie HSE's Tony O'Brien to take temporary leave of absence from board of US contraceptive firm Top Job
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 Leo Varadkar confirms redress scheme for women affected by the smear test controversy CervicalCheck

Leo Varadkar confirms redress scheme for women affected by the smear test controversy

The Taoiseach said the government still do not know all the facts surrounding the CervicalCheck scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: 'I was never told about CervicalCheck scandal when I was health minister' Smear Tests

Varadkar: 'I was never told about CervicalCheck scandal when I was health minister'

The Taoiseach said he could not rule out a commission of investigation into the controversy in the future.

From TheJournal.ie A timeline of the CervicalCheck controversy... and what will happen next Cervical Cancer

A timeline of the CervicalCheck controversy... and what will happen next

The case of one woman’s missed cancer diagnosis has become a major scandal for the HSE and government.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says he doesn't know how many women died after cervical screening issues Cervical Check

Simon Harris says he doesn't know how many women died after cervical screening issues

Harris was speaking after the clinical director of the programme stepped down.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening CervicalCheck

Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening

Earlier the HSE apologised after a helpline for concerned people was down due to a technical glitch.

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.

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.

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

The only scary part is the awkward small talk.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Invasive cancers to more than double by 2030 - Irish Cancer Registry Daffodil Day

Invasive cancers to more than double by 2030 - Irish Cancer Registry

The National Cancer Control Programme believe that proper measures can help increase Ireland’s cancer survival rate by 10 per cent.

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.