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# smear tests

Last year
Holohan says there is a 'very poor understanding' of what happened in CervicalCheck scandal
All time
Targeted messaging planned to encourage LGBT+ community to attend cervical screening
CervicalCheck asks GPs to postpone smear tests booked this week after HSE cyber attack
'More heightened anxiety' about proven cervical-cancer treatments since CervicalCheck controversy, says oncologist
HSE CEO apologises to Ruth Morrissey as family say they are 'truly heartbroken' at funeral
'She was a gentle soul who loved the simple things': Vicky Phelan on the late Ruth Morrissey
New test could make it easier to predict women's risk of developing cervical cancer
Court cases, a smear test backlog and now an 'IT issue' - 15 months of the CervicalCheck scandal
Varadkar says outsourcing of cervical smears is 'serious' and may be 'a breach of contract'
Woman with terminal cancer settles smear test case for €2.5 million
Former CervicalCheck boss says Harris was warned that offering extra smear tests could cause delays
CervicalCheck support group says smear test delays are 'totally unacceptable'
Women with history of abnormal smears face 'anxious wait' for delayed results
HSE confirms further 1,000 smear retests needed after samples expired due to backlog
Sandyford lab told Simon Harris that CervicalCheck was 'in jeopardy' and urgent action was needed
Simon Harris was warned that smear test backlog was 'intensifying concern' among women
Senior doctor warned Harris of 'dangerous' delays due to surge in demand for free smear rechecks
Concerns were raised by women in 1986 over waiting times for cervical smear tests results
CervicalCheck: Women have until end of this month to apply for free repeat test
Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018
HSE recruiting trainers who will teach staff how to communicate with patients when things go wrong
'Intense negotiations' ongoing between HSE and CervicalCheck labs before contracts expire
Scally 'satisfied' with quality of testing in CervicalCheck labs
'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review
Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court
Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab
'I regret any of this ever happened': Taoiseach says mediation in CervicalCheck cases not the 'holy grail'
Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy
Physical checks of 3,000 smear tests haven't started yet - they should have been done by June
Emma Mhic Mhathúna on €7.5m settlement: 'It makes a big difference for all women'
Women affected by CervicalCheck controversy 'borrowing money to get to healthcare appointments'
'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech
Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere'
HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died
It's been a worrying two weeks - but please don't stop getting smear tests
Prof Donal Brennan
'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna
Bereaved cervical cancer family: 'I want my Mammy. I just love her so much, I want her back.'
US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case
Vicky Phelan says CervicalCheck inquiry must be done urgently and in public
Leo Varadkar confirms redress scheme for women affected by the smear test controversy