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#cervical check

# cervical-check - This week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

CervicalCheck review highlights patients' ongoing fight for justice
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

CervicalCheck review highlights patients' ongoing fight for justice

Updated Wed 7:37 PM 8,948 Views 14 Comments

A new report shows there are still gaps in acknowledging and rectifying problems if a mistake is made.

Dr Scally says 'women can have confidence' in screening as he publishes final report
# Scally Inquiry
# Scally Inquiry

Dr Scally says 'women can have confidence' in screening as he publishes final report

Wed 12:37 PM 9,081 Views 5 Comments

In 2018, Dr Scally conducted a sweeping, four-month inquiry into the CervicalCheck screening programme.

Vicky Phelan's family invite public to celebration of her life in Co Kilkenny
# Vicky Phelan
# Vicky Phelan

Vicky Phelan's family invite public to celebration of her life in Co Kilkenny

Mon 10:07 PM 39,653 Views 4 Comments

The service will take place in her native Mooncoin on 27 November.

# cervical-check - Last week 13th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Book of condolences for Vicky Phelan opened in Limerick
# Tributes
# Tributes

Book of condolences for Vicky Phelan opened in Limerick

Nov 14th 2022, 4:07 PM 10,778 Views 6 Comments

Cllr Daniel Butler, who presented Vicky Phelan with the freedom of the city nine months ago, called her a ‘national hero.’

# cervical-check - This year 2022

Harris: CervicalCheck chief’s comments ‘inappropriate, unfortunate, insensitive’
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Harris: CervicalCheck chief’s comments ‘inappropriate, unfortunate, insensitive’

Sep 5th 2022, 2:06 PM 21,494 Views 6 Comments

Harris said the comments ‘really hurt’ the 221+ group.

Only four of 170 actions arising from Cervical Check inquiry left to be completed
# Cervical Check Scandal
# Cervical Check Scandal

Only four of 170 actions arising from Cervical Check inquiry left to be completed

Mar 3rd 2022, 6:00 AM 4,868 Views 3 Comments

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly said there has been “considerable progress” on implementing the recommendations.

'I had to use my voice': Vicky Phelan awarded the Freedom of Limerick
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

'I had to use my voice': Vicky Phelan awarded the Freedom of Limerick

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 7:18 PM 44,901 Views 15 Comments

The campaigner is being honoured for her work highlighting the CervicalCheck controversy.

# cervical-check - Last year 2021

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

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

Jan 9th 2021, 12:22 AM 61,000 Views 49 Comments

Ms Phelan will travel to Maryland on Sunday.

# cervical-check - All time

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

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

Nov 25th 2020, 11:44 AM 36,506 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
# CervicalCheck Tribunal
# CervicalCheck Tribunal

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

Nov 2nd 2020, 9:54 PM 82,597 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
# Ruth Morrissey
# Ruth Morrissey

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

Jul 21st 2020, 3:24 PM 16,669 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
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

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

Dec 5th 2019, 9:29 AM 15,362 Views 10 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'
# RCog Review
# RCog Review

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

Updated Dec 3rd 2019, 5:49 PM 10,996 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
# HSE
# HSE

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

Sep 18th 2019, 11:54 AM 6,538 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
# Remuneration
# Remuneration

Minister commits to paying patient advocates for their time and work

Aug 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,523 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
# Rapid Review
# Rapid Review

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 14,201 Views 47 Comments

The review was published this afternoon.

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

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

Updated Jul 16th 2019, 6:29 PM 8,995 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
# Professor Brian MacCraith
# Professor Brian MacCraith

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

Jul 15th 2019, 2:59 PM 11,728 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
# EX-GRATIA PAYMENT
# EX-GRATIA PAYMENT

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

Jun 18th 2019, 9:30 PM 12,558 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
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

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

Jun 17th 2019, 2:00 PM 14,133 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
# College Of Surgeons
# College Of Surgeons

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

May 10th 2019, 8:04 AM 14,571 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
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

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

Apr 8th 2019, 2:31 PM 6,369 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
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

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

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:28 AM 8,823 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
# Health
# Health

Government announces tribunal to deal with CervicalCheck claims

Updated Dec 19th 2018, 5:37 PM 33,852 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
# Cancer
# Cancer

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

Dec 18th 2018, 12:42 PM 16,605 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
# Reminder
# Reminder

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

Dec 6th 2018, 10:54 PM 12,909 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
# Kerry
# Kerry

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

Updated Oct 9th 2018, 2:40 PM 33,563 Views 8 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
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

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

Oct 8th 2018, 5:54 PM 7,578 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
# Ar Dheis Dé
# Ar Dheis Dé

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

Oct 8th 2018, 9:14 AM 33,074 Views 26 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'
# Cervicalcheck Scandal
# Cervicalcheck Scandal

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

Sep 12th 2018, 4:12 PM 35,537 Views 44 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Sep 12th 2018, 2:00 PM 17,442 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
# Cancer
# Cancer

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

Sep 11th 2018, 11:45 AM 40,089 Views 55 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
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

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

Sep 11th 2018, 8:38 AM 19,289 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
# Scally Report
# Scally Report

The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed

Sep 7th 2018, 10:11 PM 11,793 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
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

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

Aug 6th 2018, 6:58 PM 10,133 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
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

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

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 7:45 PM 34,152 Views 66 Comments

The Limerick woman met the Taoiseach today.

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

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

Aug 1st 2018, 3:06 PM 33,111 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
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

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

Jul 31st 2018, 12:27 PM 12,124 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
# Scandal
# Scandal

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

Jul 28th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,428 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
# Julie Dingivan
# Julie Dingivan

'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 93,693 Views 14 Comments

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

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