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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# cervical screening

Last year
# Scally Inquiry
Dr Scally says 'women can have confidence' in screening as he publishes final report
In 2018, Dr Scally conducted a sweeping, four-month inquiry into the CervicalCheck screening programme.
Family pay tribute to Vicky Phelan: 'Her passing will leave a void in our lives'
The 48-year-old cervical cancer campaigner died in the early hours of this morning.
# cervical screening
Cervical check samples are still being screened abroad following December's cyberattack
A cyber-attack on The Coombe at the end of last year resulted in the hospital losing its IT connectivity with CervicalCheck.
All time
# cervical screening
CervicalCheck: 310 women take legal route despite pledges they can avoid court, Dáil hears
Peadar Tóibín said that just eight women are using the CervicalCheck tribunal.
# RCog review
Health Minister Simon Harris says limitations of smear screening is a 'difficult, painful reality'
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists review found the CervicalCheck programme was working effectively overall.
# Simon Harris
Harris says he wasn't aware of CervicalCheck results IT glitch before 10 July
Meanwhile, the HSE says that 52 of the women who were re-tested were found to have HPV.
# Smear Test
Turning 25 this year? Here's what to expect at your first smear test
Don’t worry! It’s really not as bad as you think.
# cervical screening
Any criticism of Rebekah Vardy's smear test photo is a display of woeful ignorance
‘Is nothing private?’
# Belfast
150 patients to receive repeat cervical tests over 'possible shortcomings' in the North
The issue relates to a sole worker who had been conducting the tests, according to the North’s Public Health Agency.
# screening programme
New lab that deals with cervical and bowel screening results officially opens today
MedLab Pathology, based in Sandyford, has been awarded 50 per cent of the contract for the CervicalCheck programme and will also work with the State’s BowelScreen programme.