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#cervicalcheck scandal

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

'You have been failed': Taoiseach apologises to terminally ill woman over missed cervical cancer diagnosis
# Patricia Carrick
# Patricia Carrick

'You have been failed': Taoiseach apologises to terminally ill woman over missed cervical cancer diagnosis

Nov 3rd 2020, 4:13 PM 23,544 Views 23 Comments

Martin said he hoped the apology offered today will bring the family some small solace.

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Friday 31 July, 2020

CervicalCheck tribunal to begin 'without delay', says minister
# Stephen Donnelly
# Stephen Donnelly

CervicalCheck tribunal to begin 'without delay', says minister

Jul 31st 2020, 7:38 PM 11,645 Views 6 Comments

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

# cervicalcheck-scandal - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 14th 2019, 3:12 PM 8,580 Views 5 Comments

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
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

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

Jul 4th 2019, 6:28 PM 8,629 Views 20 Comments

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
# Cervicalcheck Scandal
# Cervicalcheck Scandal

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

Jun 11th 2019, 3:21 PM 9,387 Views 11 Comments

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
# Highs And Lows
# Highs And Lows

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

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,412 Views 53 Comments

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
# 221+
# 221+

Cervical cancer support group set up in wake of controversy

Oct 15th 2018, 10:07 AM 8,188 Views 6 Comments

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
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

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

Oct 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 9,201 Views 10 Comments

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
# Cervicalcheck Scandal
# Cervicalcheck Scandal

Taoiseach 'embarrassed for his own profession' reading CervicalCheck testimonies

Sep 13th 2018, 3:00 PM 12,261 Views 49 Comments

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'
# Cervicalcheck Scandal
# Cervicalcheck Scandal

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

Sep 12th 2018, 4:12 PM 35,420 Views 43 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 17,380 Views 71 Comments

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'
# Smear Test Controversy
# Smear Test Controversy

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

Jul 31st 2018, 7:08 PM 10,042 Views 38 Comments

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
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

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

Jul 30th 2018, 2:28 PM 16,144 Views 76 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
# Cervicalcheck Scandal
# Cervicalcheck Scandal

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

Jul 10th 2018, 7:09 PM 7,033 Views 5 Comments

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
# Cervicalcheck Scandal
# Cervicalcheck Scandal

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

Jul 5th 2018, 12:00 PM 65,034 Views 43 Comments

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?
# Scally Review
# Scally Review

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

May 15th 2018, 6:05 AM 8,325 Views 14 Comments

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
# Smear Test Controversy
# Smear Test Controversy

'We can and we will demand answers': Varadkar and Harris want to know why memos were kept from them

May 11th 2018, 8:00 PM 16,636 Views 98 Comments

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
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

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

May 3rd 2018, 1:54 PM 25,515 Views 83 Comments

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
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

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

May 3rd 2018, 6:00 AM 26,377 Views 7 Comments

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.