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#cervicalcheck scandal

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

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.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Thursday 4 July, 2019

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”.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'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.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

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’.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Monday 15 October, 2018

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.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Friday 5 October, 2018

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.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Thursday 13 September, 2018

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”.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

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

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

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

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

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'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.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Monday 30 July, 2018

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.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

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.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'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.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'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.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Friday 11 May, 2018

'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.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'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.

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.