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From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck tribunal to begin 'without delay', says minister Stephen Donnelly

CervicalCheck tribunal to begin 'without delay', says minister

The tribunal was delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck scandal: Woman granted leave to serve personal injuries summons on US clinic Texas

CervicalCheck scandal: Woman granted leave to serve personal injuries summons on US clinic

The woman claims that Clinical Pathology Laboratories or its agents were guilty of negligence or breach of duty.

From TheJournal.ie Scally: Price for cervical screening tender 'became a much more important factor' than quality CervicalCheck

Scally: Price for cervical screening tender 'became a much more important factor' than quality

Sinn Féin TD Louise O’Reilly described the situation as “screening on the cheap”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lack of transparency to Irish women was entirely unacceptable': Report finds smear tests were sent to 16 labs Cervicalcheck Scandal

'Lack of transparency to Irish women was entirely unacceptable': Report finds smear tests were sent to 16 labs

Dr Gabriel Scally’s latest report is the just the latest review into the CervicalCheck scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal Highs And Lows

Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal

Varadkar said he regrets he was so misinformed and the government didn’t make ‘better decisions’.

From TheJournal.ie Cervical cancer support group set up in wake of controversy 221+

Cervical cancer support group set up in wake of controversy

CervicalCheck scandal survivors Vicky Phelan, Lorraine Walsh and Stephen Teap whose wife Irene died from the disease establish a new support group.

From TheJournal.ie Vast majority (94%) consent to take part in delayed smear test review CervicalCheck

Vast majority (94%) consent to take part in delayed smear test review

Figures show 1,300 letters were sent to women asking them to consent to be included in the review by RCOG.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach 'embarrassed for his own profession' reading CervicalCheck testimonies Cervicalcheck Scandal

Taoiseach 'embarrassed for his own profession' reading CervicalCheck testimonies

The report highlighted how the family of one woman was told “nuns don’t get cervical cancer”.

From TheJournal.ie Scally report: Family of deceased patient were told 'nuns don't get cervical cancer' Cervicalcheck Scandal

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Scally report published: CervicalCheck screening system was 'doomed to fail' Scally Review

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I regret any of this ever happened': Taoiseach says mediation in CervicalCheck cases not the 'holy grail' Smear Test Controversy

'I regret any of this ever happened': Taoiseach says mediation in CervicalCheck cases not the 'holy grail'

Leo Varadkar says he is open to the idea of the inquiry into the scandal being held in public.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says he 'should have been clearer' over CervicalCheck court comments Leo Varadkar

Taoiseach says he 'should have been clearer' over CervicalCheck court comments

Varadkar promised in May that pending cases over the ongoing scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

From TheJournal.ie Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group Cervicalcheck Scandal

Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group

The minister said the government is ‘directly interacting’ with people who have been affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.

From TheJournal.ie 'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain Cervicalcheck Scandal

'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain

Emma last week settled a €7.5 million settlement with the HSE over her incorrect smear test results.

From TheJournal.ie 'Let responsibility lie where it lies': What exactly is the CervicalCheck inquiry looking at? Scally Review

'Let responsibility lie where it lies': What exactly is the CervicalCheck inquiry looking at?

The results of the investigation are due by the end of June.

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 'Make them go minister - or else you go' - Calls for heads to roll in CervicalCheck scandal CervicalCheck

'Make them go minister - or else you go' - Calls for heads to roll in CervicalCheck scandal

The issue dominated large chunks of Leaders’ Questions today.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's what you need to know about the new HPV test for cervical cancer CervicalCheck

Explainer: Here's what you need to know about the new HPV test for cervical cancer

The accuracy of HPV testing is significantly higher than liquid based cytology testing, which is the testing used now, and is expected to result in fewer women receiving a false negative result.