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# vicky-phelan - Thursday 2 August, 2018

State accused of 'hiding behind' Cervical Check scandal victims as they battle labs in court
# Smear Test Scandal
# Smear Test Scandal

State accused of 'hiding behind' Cervical Check scandal victims as they battle labs in court

Updated Aug 2nd 2018, 12:38 PM 11,631 Views 34 Comments

Stephen Teap, whose wife was affected by the scandal and has since died, says Varadkar needs to get ahead of the situation.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 7:45 PM 34,122 Views 66 Comments

The Limerick woman met the Taoiseach today.

# vicky-phelan - 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 10,044 Views 38 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he is open to the idea of the inquiry into the scandal being held in public.

# vicky-phelan - Monday 30 July, 2018

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court
# Smear Test Scandal
# Smear Test Scandal

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court

Updated Jul 30th 2018, 11:55 AM 29,865 Views 61 Comments

In May, Varadkar said court cases relating to the health scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking'
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking'

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 2:05 PM 17,094 Views 0 Comments

Ruth Morrissey has taken a case against the HSE along with her husband, Paul, claiming smear tests were incorrectly reported.

# vicky-phelan - 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 7,039 Views 5 Comments

The minister said the government is ‘directly interacting’ with people who have been affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Vicky Phelan receives honorary doctorate from University of Limerick
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Vicky Phelan receives honorary doctorate from University of Limerick

Jun 26th 2018, 6:08 PM 21,616 Views 18 Comments

Phelan said she plans to fund a person to provide cancer patients with access to the latest cancer drug therapies.

# vicky-phelan - 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 92,131 Views 49 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - 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 18,971 Views 16 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - 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 17,196 Views 0 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - 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 27,611 Views 113 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - 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 26,828 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.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere'
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere'

May 15th 2018, 5:16 PM 12,785 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris has received government approval for the drafting of a Bill to establish an independent board for the HSE.

# vicky-phelan - Monday 14 May, 2018

HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died

May 14th 2018, 9:05 PM 18,775 Views 30 Comments

The previous figure was 17 women.

# vicky-phelan - Friday 11 May, 2018

'He's lashing out': Tony O'Brien criticises TDs' conduct at committee meeting
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'He's lashing out': Tony O'Brien criticises TDs' conduct at committee meeting

May 11th 2018, 12:08 PM 62,895 Views 74 Comments

Vicky Phelan accused the former Director General of the HSE of ‘throwing his toys out of the pram’.

'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media'
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media'

May 11th 2018, 10:50 AM 62,995 Views 71 Comments

Tony O’Brien has criticised how some TDs conducted themselves at the Public Accounts Committee hearing yesterday.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna

May 10th 2018, 11:45 AM 105,230 Views 91 Comments

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, has said “anyone who is found to have failed in their duty” will be held to account.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

The Ray D'arcy Show organised for Vicky Phelan's daughter to meet Ed Sheeran because they're sound
# Sound Man
From The Daily Edge
# Sound Man

The Ray D'arcy Show organised for Vicky Phelan's daughter to meet Ed Sheeran because they're sound

May 9th 2018, 12:15 PM 4,132 Views 0 Comments

Vicky’s daughter Amelia met Ed after his performance in Cork on Sunday night.

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 16,666 Views 95 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case

May 8th 2018, 5:45 PM 32,085 Views 48 Comments

A UK expert will lead the inquiry into the CervicalCheck controversy.

# vicky-phelan - Friday 4 May, 2018

Vicky Phelan says HSE has agreed to pay for her clinical trial cancer drug
# Cancer Scandal
# Cancer Scandal

Vicky Phelan says HSE has agreed to pay for her clinical trial cancer drug

May 4th 2018, 5:16 PM 22,572 Views 52 Comments

Vicky Phelan received incorrect smear test results in 2011. She was subsequently diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014.

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'It’s not about your rage or sorrow, deputies. It's about what we do next'
# Cervical Check Scandal
# Cervical Check Scandal

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'It’s not about your rage or sorrow, deputies. It's about what we do next'

May 4th 2018, 8:16 AM 32,804 Views 35 Comments

We need the media to move us out of their comfort zone in how the debate is framed, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Vicky Phelan says CervicalCheck inquiry must be done urgently and in public
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

Vicky Phelan says CervicalCheck inquiry must be done urgently and in public

May 3rd 2018, 11:54 AM 11,465 Views 11 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society has said its helpline has been inundated with calls from women, some of whom are “extremely distressed”.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Vicky Phelan says she's 'disheartened' that more women could be involved in smear test scandal
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Vicky Phelan says she's 'disheartened' that more women could be involved in smear test scandal

May 1st 2018, 10:25 PM 28,585 Views 69 Comments

HSE chief Tony O’Brien said he couldn’t guarantee that cancer treatment for some women wasn’t compromised because of the controversy.

# vicky-phelan - Monday 30 April, 2018

Vicky Phelan: It's scandalous government hasn't offered to pay for my cancer treatment
# Cancer Drug
# Cancer Drug

Vicky Phelan: It's scandalous government hasn't offered to pay for my cancer treatment

Apr 30th 2018, 4:45 PM 31,495 Views 50 Comments

Vicky Phelan received incorrect smear test results in 2011. She was subsequently diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014.

Poll: Will you continue to use State cancer-screening programmes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you continue to use State cancer-screening programmes?

Apr 30th 2018, 9:55 AM 16,060 Views 51 Comments

Controversy has engulfed CervicalCheck in recent days.

# vicky-phelan - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Viewers were in awe of terminally ill Vicky Phelan after her appearance on The Ray D'arcy Show
# Vicky Phelan
From The Daily Edge
# Vicky Phelan

Viewers were in awe of terminally ill Vicky Phelan after her appearance on The Ray D'arcy Show

Apr 29th 2018, 4:23 PM 7,102 Views 0 Comments

“What a strong woman. We owe so much to her.”

# vicky-phelan - Friday 27 April, 2018

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 37,515 Views 19 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - 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 23,343 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.

Patients with missed cancer diagnoses may not be told by their doctors
# Screening Shambles
# Screening Shambles

Patients with missed cancer diagnoses may not be told by their doctors

Apr 26th 2018, 9:35 AM 29,813 Views 41 Comments

The case of Vicky Phelan, a terminally ill woman who yesterday came to a €2.5 million settlement with the HSE, has caused shockwaves.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'I'll live with cancer for the rest of my life': Woman given wrong smear test results speaks out
# Vicky Phelan
# Vicky Phelan

'I'll live with cancer for the rest of my life': Woman given wrong smear test results speaks out

Apr 25th 2018, 6:24 PM 20,116 Views 28 Comments

Vicky Phelan received incorrect smear test results in 2011. She was subsequently diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014.