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# cervical-check - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Vicky Phelan to travel to US for six-month-long clinical trial
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Vicky Phelan to travel to US for six-month-long clinical trial

Jan 9th 2021, 12:22 AM 59,852 Views 49 Comments

Ms Phelan will travel to Maryland on Sunday.

# cervical-check - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Patricia Carrick - who received apology from Taoiseach over missed cervical cancer diagnosis - has died
# RIP
# RIP

Patricia Carrick - who received apology from Taoiseach over missed cervical cancer diagnosis - has died

Nov 25th 2020, 11:44 AM 36,328 Views 22 Comments

Patricia Carrick passed away peacefully overnight, her husband said.

# cervical-check - Monday 2 November, 2020

'I knew this day would come': Vicky Phelan reveals her cancer has progressed
# CervicalCheck Tribunal
# CervicalCheck Tribunal

'I knew this day would come': Vicky Phelan reveals her cancer has progressed

Nov 2nd 2020, 9:54 PM 81,962 Views 21 Comments

Phelan said her cancer is growing back slowly in addition to a new tumour in her lung.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Dáil holds minute's silence and Taoiseach apologises to the late Ruth Morrissey and her family
# Ruth Morrissey
# Ruth Morrissey

Dáil holds minute's silence and Taoiseach apologises to the late Ruth Morrissey and her family

Jul 21st 2020, 3:24 PM 16,640 Views 31 Comments

Both Labour’s Alan Kelly and the Social Democrats’ Róisín Shortall said the apology “is too late”.

# cervical-check - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee

Dec 5th 2019, 9:29 AM 15,260 Views 11 Comments

“I share Lorraine’s concerns about the RCOG review process,” Phelan said.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Health Minister Simon Harris says limitations of smear screening is a 'difficult, painful reality'
# RCog Review
# RCog Review

Health Minister Simon Harris says limitations of smear screening is a 'difficult, painful reality'

Updated Dec 3rd 2019, 5:49 PM 10,892 Views 3 Comments

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists review found the CervicalCheck programme was working effectively overall.

# cervical-check - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Wait times for smear test results from Cervical Check reduced to six weeks
# HSE
# HSE

Wait times for smear test results from Cervical Check reduced to six weeks

Sep 18th 2019, 11:54 AM 6,399 Views 10 Comments

Patients were told they would be waiting up to six months earlier this year.

# cervical-check - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Minister commits to paying patient advocates for their time and work
# Remuneration
# Remuneration

Minister commits to paying patient advocates for their time and work

Aug 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,483 Views 6 Comments

A new remuneration policy will be announced next month.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

HSE boss says it's 'awful' women weren't told of CervicalCheck results as review finds 4,000+ cases
# Rapid Review
# Rapid Review

HSE boss says it's 'awful' women weren't told of CervicalCheck results as review finds 4,000+ cases

Updated Aug 6th 2019, 4:38 PM 14,140 Views 47 Comments

The review was published this afternoon.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Harris says he wasn't aware of CervicalCheck results IT glitch before 10 July
# Simon Harris
# Simon Harris

Harris says he wasn't aware of CervicalCheck results IT glitch before 10 July

Updated Jul 16th 2019, 6:29 PM 8,899 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, the HSE says that 52 of the women who were re-tested were found to have HPV.

# cervical-check - Monday 15 July, 2019

DCU president to lead HSE's 'rapid review' into IT glitch that left 800 without smear test results
# Professor Brian MacCraith
# Professor Brian MacCraith

DCU president to lead HSE's 'rapid review' into IT glitch that left 800 without smear test results

Jul 15th 2019, 2:59 PM 11,695 Views 21 Comments

Simon Harris said he was not made aware of the IT glitch until last Wednesday.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

€20,000 for women affected by CervicalCheck non-disclosure
# EX-GRATIA PAYMENT
# EX-GRATIA PAYMENT

€20,000 for women affected by CervicalCheck non-disclosure

Jun 18th 2019, 9:30 PM 12,530 Views 21 Comments

Payments to women who have already applied through the scheme are expected to be made shortly.

# cervical-check - Monday 17 June, 2019

'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case

Jun 17th 2019, 2:00 PM 14,089 Views 27 Comments

The State Claims Agency said its appeal will not relate to the decision on the award of damages.

# cervical-check - Friday 10 May, 2019

Judge's ruling in Morrissey case a threat to 'viability' of Irish cancer screening programmes, says RCSI
# College Of Surgeons
# College Of Surgeons

Judge's ruling in Morrissey case a threat to 'viability' of Irish cancer screening programmes, says RCSI

May 10th 2019, 8:04 AM 14,426 Views 42 Comments

The Royal College of Surgeons said the standard of absolute confidence would have a ‘grievous impact’ on testing.

# cervical-check - Monday 8 April, 2019

Smear test backlog will be 'significantly reduced' over the summer months, says Harris
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Smear test backlog will be 'significantly reduced' over the summer months, says Harris

Apr 8th 2019, 2:31 PM 6,354 Views 15 Comments

The Health Minister also said political parties should not be playing ‘party politics’ with women’s health.

# cervical-check - Friday 22 March, 2019

'Deeply flawed' policy on open disclosure in the HSE still in place, Scally review finds
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'Deeply flawed' policy on open disclosure in the HSE still in place, Scally review finds

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:28 AM 8,718 Views 6 Comments

Dr Gabriel Scally is satisfied the HSE has put adequate resources into acting on his recommendations following CervicalCheck.

# cervical-check - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Government announces tribunal to deal with CervicalCheck claims
# Health
# Health

Government announces tribunal to deal with CervicalCheck claims

Updated Dec 19th 2018, 5:37 PM 33,824 Views 42 Comments

Justice Mary Irvine will chair of the tribunal.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Irene Teap's family told there was negligence in reading of one of her smears
# Cancer
# Cancer

Irene Teap's family told there was negligence in reading of one of her smears

Dec 18th 2018, 12:42 PM 16,188 Views 12 Comments

Stephen Teap said an independent review of Irene’s smear tests has concluded one of her slides was incorrectly read and that there was a breach of duty of care in the reading of this slide.

# cervical-check - Thursday 6 December, 2018

CervicalCheck: Women have until end of this month to apply for free repeat test
# Reminder
# Reminder

CervicalCheck: Women have until end of this month to apply for free repeat test

Dec 6th 2018, 10:54 PM 12,880 Views 23 Comments

Free repeat smear tests will end on 31 December.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'A star that inspires us': Community gathers to send Emma Mhic Mhathúna on her final journey
# Kerry
# Kerry

'A star that inspires us': Community gathers to send Emma Mhic Mhathúna on her final journey

Updated Oct 9th 2018, 2:40 PM 33,518 Views 7 Comments

The first of two funeral masses took place at Seipeal na Carraige, Baile na nGall this morning.

# cervical-check - Monday 8 October, 2018

'Intense negotiations' ongoing between HSE and CervicalCheck labs before contracts expire
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

'Intense negotiations' ongoing between HSE and CervicalCheck labs before contracts expire

Oct 8th 2018, 5:54 PM 7,554 Views 16 Comments

Existing contracts with two laboratories are due to expire this month.

'She was a real lioness as a mother': Friends and neighbours remember Emma Mhic Mhathúna
# Ar Dheis Dé
# Ar Dheis Dé

'She was a real lioness as a mother': Friends and neighbours remember Emma Mhic Mhathúna

Oct 8th 2018, 9:14 AM 32,846 Views 27 Comments

Emma died yesterday – just five months after being told that her cancer was terminal.

# cervical-check - 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 35,347 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 17,241 Views 71 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review
# Cancer
# Cancer

'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review

Sep 11th 2018, 11:45 AM 39,981 Views 54 Comments

“Information continues to be withheld from women and I will continue to fight back.”

'Heartbroken at the disrespect shown': Criticism after leak of Cervical Check review
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

'Heartbroken at the disrespect shown': Criticism after leak of Cervical Check review

Sep 11th 2018, 8:38 AM 19,232 Views 28 Comments

The review has concluded a commission of investigation does not need to be established.

# cervical-check - Friday 7 September, 2018

The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed
# Scally Report
# Scally Report

The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed

Sep 7th 2018, 10:11 PM 11,734 Views 35 Comments

MInister for Health Simon Harris will meet with the author of the report Dr Scally next week.

# cervical-check - Monday 6 August, 2018

'Unacceptable' that some patients may have to get repeat cervical smears due to backlog
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

'Unacceptable' that some patients may have to get repeat cervical smears due to backlog

Aug 6th 2018, 6:58 PM 10,110 Views 18 Comments

It emerged today that some women who were retested might have to go through the procedure again as their samples are out of date.

# cervical-check - 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 34,060 Views 66 Comments

The Limerick woman met the Taoiseach today.

Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab

Aug 1st 2018, 3:06 PM 33,059 Views 0 Comments

Julie Dingivan was just 36 when she died last year.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy

Jul 31st 2018, 12:27 PM 12,087 Views 0 Comments

Ruth Morrissey has been told her cancer will progress to terminal within a year.

# cervical-check - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court
# Scandal
# Scandal

Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court

Jul 28th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,380 Views 110 Comments

Opposition parties are accusing the Taoiseach and Health Minister of lying.

# cervical-check - Monday 23 July, 2018

'She couldn't stay awake at the end' - Husband speaks of pain of wife's loss following cervical misdiagnosis
# Julie Dingivan
# Julie Dingivan

'She couldn't stay awake at the end' - Husband speaks of pain of wife's loss following cervical misdiagnosis

Jul 23rd 2018, 10:31 PM 93,462 Views 14 Comments

Julie Dingivan passed away in April 2017. The cervical check which missed her cancer diagnosis took place in 2009.

# cervical-check - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'
# Cancer Screening
# Cancer Screening

Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'

Jul 10th 2018, 2:11 PM 10,228 Views 33 Comments

The change could lead to more cases being detected and more deaths being avoided, experts say.

# cervical-check - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Physical checks of 3,000 smear tests haven't started yet - they should have been done by June
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Physical checks of 3,000 smear tests haven't started yet - they should have been done by June

Jul 5th 2018, 11:53 AM 9,183 Views 21 Comments

It could be months before the slides are tested.

Wrong site surgery and patient death: Harris wants to make open disclosure mandatory in serious cases
# Health Minister
# Health Minister

Wrong site surgery and patient death: Harris wants to make open disclosure mandatory in serious cases

Jul 5th 2018, 6:30 AM 12,022 Views 11 Comments

The country’s open disclosure policy was put back into the spotlight in the wake of the CervicalCheck controversy.

# cervical-check - Friday 29 June, 2018

Emma Mhic Mhathúna on €7.5m settlement: 'It makes a big difference for all women'
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Emma Mhic Mhathúna on €7.5m settlement: 'It makes a big difference for all women'

Updated Jun 29th 2018, 8:36 PM 42,095 Views 66 Comments

The terminally ill mother-of-five settled her case against the HSE and Quest Diagnostics.

# cervical-check - 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 21,481 Views 18 Comments

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

# cervical-check - Friday 22 June, 2018

Of 204 requests for CervicalCheck files, just over half have been answered
# Smear Test Scandal
# Smear Test Scandal

Of 204 requests for CervicalCheck files, just over half have been answered

Jun 22nd 2018, 7:30 PM 6,101 Views 2 Comments

There’s been a massive spike in requests this year for files from the CervicalCheck programme.

# cervical-check - Friday 15 June, 2018

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system

Jun 15th 2018, 4:24 PM 17,149 Views 10 Comments

Orla received false negatives on smear tests in 2011 and 2014.

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