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# cervical-check - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking

Jun 14th 2018, 3:54 PM 92,126 Views 49 Comments

Phelan was given six months to live in January this year.

Number of women affected by smear test scandal expected to increase
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Number of women affected by smear test scandal expected to increase

Jun 14th 2018, 1:00 PM 9,291 Views 10 Comments

The Head of the National Screening Service Damien McCallion says more women will be contacted about their cancer test audits.

# cervical-check - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe
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# Cervical Check

Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe

Jun 13th 2018, 1:20 PM 25,607 Views 44 Comments

The Scally probe has been provided with unsearchable and hard to read documents.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'Revenue are counting the chip bags coming out of chip shops' - Taoiseach defends use of PIs to investigate consultants
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'Revenue are counting the chip bags coming out of chip shops' - Taoiseach defends use of PIs to investigate consultants

Jun 12th 2018, 3:05 PM 41,929 Views 0 Comments

The hiring of private investigators by government departments was reported upon in last weekend’s Sunday Business Post.

# cervical-check - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

University of Limerick to award Vicky Phelan with honorary doctorate
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

University of Limerick to award Vicky Phelan with honorary doctorate

Jun 6th 2018, 11:49 AM 18,968 Views 16 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Thursday 31 May, 2018

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

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

May 31st 2018, 9:42 PM 17,194 Views 0 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

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

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

May 30th 2018, 4:19 PM 7,612 Views 0 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Thursday 24 May, 2018

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

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

May 24th 2018, 1:46 PM 8,887 Views 0 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Friday 18 May, 2018

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

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

May 18th 2018, 9:20 PM 9,735 Views 24 Comments

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
# Get Checked
From The Daily Edge
# Get Checked

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

May 18th 2018, 4:57 PM 5,190 Views 0 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Thursday 17 May, 2018

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

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

May 17th 2018, 7:47 PM 27,596 Views 113 Comments

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

Government looks at bringing in mandatory open disclosure in serious cases
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Government looks at bringing in mandatory open disclosure in serious cases

May 17th 2018, 3:41 PM 7,017 Views 11 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

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

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

May 16th 2018, 8:00 PM 26,821 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

May 16th 2018, 12:56 PM 19,216 Views 21 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Monday 14 May, 2018

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

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

May 14th 2018, 1:27 PM 19,318 Views 12 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Saturday 12 May, 2018

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

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

May 12th 2018, 8:14 AM 40,768 Views 76 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

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

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

May 9th 2018, 10:36 AM 16,659 Views 95 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Thursday 3 May, 2018

HSE's Tony O'Brien to take temporary leave of absence from board of US contraceptive firm
# Top Job
# Top Job

HSE's Tony O'Brien to take temporary leave of absence from board of US contraceptive firm

May 3rd 2018, 12:58 PM 19,190 Views 74 Comments

O’Brien is leaving the HSE in August.

# cervical-check - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

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

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

May 2nd 2018, 4:06 PM 72,781 Views 25 Comments

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.

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

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

May 2nd 2018, 12:47 PM 13,023 Views 36 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

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

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

May 1st 2018, 6:29 PM 23,647 Views 96 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Monday 30 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 30th 2018, 9:01 AM 36,458 Views 14 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Sunday 29 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 29th 2018, 3:20 PM 33,244 Views 65 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Saturday 28 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 28th 2018, 5:53 PM 19,815 Views 41 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Friday 27 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 27th 2018, 9:10 PM 22,414 Views 46 Comments

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

More than 200 cervical smear results should have had earlier intervention
# Smear Test
# Smear Test

More than 200 cervical smear results should have had earlier intervention

Apr 27th 2018, 8:24 AM 37,514 Views 19 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Thursday 26 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 26th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,333 Views 37 Comments

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.

# cervical-check - Monday 5 December, 2016

16 tweets that will make you feel better about booking that smear test
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From The Daily Edge
# Cervical Check

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

Dec 5th 2016, 1:16 PM 11,504 Views 4 Comments

The only scary part is the awkward small talk.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 2nd 2016, 10:21 AM 12,939 Views 24 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Saturday 9 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 9th 2013, 7:40 AM 6,671 Views 42 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

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

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

Jan 23rd 2013, 1:45 PM 8,641 Views 27 Comments

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.